A SHOPLIFTER from Chester stole clothes from two Northwich charity shop as part of a total haul worth close to £300.

Natalie Lopez, of City Road, stole goods from three town centre shops on Saturday, October 10.

The 45-year-old, who also goes by the name Natalie Juanita Goodhall, stole cosmetic items worth £275 Boots.

Lopez then turned her attention to two High Street charity shops which are based next door to one another.

She took clothes worth £14.50 from disability charity Scope and clothes worth £7.98 from the British Heart Foundation.

Appearing at Warrington Magistrates’ Court last week, Lopez pleaded guilty to all three charges of theft.

By reoffending, she was also found to have breached a condition of her release from prison on Friday, September 18, having previously spent eight weeks behind bars.

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Lopez was handed a community order and fined £100 by Warrington Magistrates.

The court says Lopez’s guilty plea was taken into account when imposing the sentence.