A Whitehaven man has been fined after being found guilty of theft of a set of headphones from a town store.

Aaron Brian Jones, 24, of The Gardens, Coach Road,Whitehaven, pleaded guilty to the offence of theft at magistrates court on March 30.

Jones was found to have stolen JVC headphones to the value of £30 belonging to B&M Homestore, Flatt Walks, Whitehaven, Cumbria.

Contrary to section 1(1) and 7 of the theft act 1968.

North and West Cumbria Magistrates Court, sitting at Workington Magistrates’ Court, Hall Park, Workington, heard that the headphones were taken on March 2 2021.

A collection order was made, and Jones was given until April 27 to pay a fine and costs which totalled £229 to be paid.

Jones was fined £80.

He was ordered to pay compensation of £30.

He also had to pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £34.

And had costs of £85 to pay to the Crown Prosecution Service.