Sho­plifter is jailed for six months

East Kilbride News - - NEWS -

A sho­plifter who as­saulted an East Kil­bride store em­ployee was jailed for six months at Hamil­ton Sher­iff Court.

Leanne Young, 39, of Ashkirk Road, Strathaven ad­mit­ted grab­bing the wo­man by the body and neck to her in­jury at M&S, The Plaza on July 21.

Young also ad­mit­ted steal­ing bed­ding, un­der­wear and watches from the store and hav­ing pos­ses­sion of an of­fen­sive weapon – namely a walk­ing stick – in Corn­wall Street that day.

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