Woman nabbed steal­ing food

The Morning Bulletin - - ON THE RECORD -

A MOTHER of three was hun­gry after court so she stole three items from Coles.

Ta­mara Louise Brown, 29, yes­ter­day pleaded guilty in Rock­hamp­ton Mag­is­trates Court to one count of steal­ing.

Po­lice prose­cu­tor Sergeant Shaun Janes said staff watched as she took Coke, choco­late and a fruit salad from the shelf and walked out without pay­ing.

She was in­ter­cepted by po­lice who she told she had been in court and was hun­gry.

Brown was or­dered to per­form 60 hours of com­mu­nity ser­vice.

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