Welwyn Garden City John Lewis attempted gift card theft
PUBLISHED: 07:00 13 March 2018
A young woman has been given a community order after trying to steal nearly £6,000 worth of John Lewis gift cards in Welwyn Garden City over the course of about 11 months.
Sianne Dunstan, 18, admitted attempting to steal £5,889.98 worth of gift cards from John Lewis between November 26 in 2016 and October 28 in 2017.
Dunstan appeared at St Albans Magistrates’ Court on March 6.
She was given a community order and must carry out 80 hours of unpaid work.
Dunstan, of Hardy Close, Hitchin, was ordered to pay compensation of £5,889.98.
She must also pay victim services £85 and £85 court costs.
Magistrates took into account her guilty plea when imposing the sentence.