A MAN has been ordered to pay back £200 after stealing more than £650 worth of alcohol from Tesco.

Kiam Fathers, of Blackbird Leys Road, appeared in the dock of Oxford Magistrates Court on February 26 charged with stealing booze from the high street supermarket seven times between September 7 and October 16 last year.

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The 26-year-old also admitted taking three bottles of fragrance, costing £194, from Debenhams in Banbury on December 13.

He must now pay compensation of £200 and has been made subject to a community order. As part of that he must have treatment for his drug depenency for six months.