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Man jailed after stealing thousands of pounds worth of perfume from Isle of Wight shop

A burglar who stole perfume and aftershave worth over £4,000 has been given two years and 12 weeks in prison.

John Duckworth, 45, and of no fixed address, broke into the Regent Beauty Shop in Shanklin on 8th November and stole the products.

He was arrested two days later and charged with burglary.

He appeared at Newport Magistrates’ Court on 12th November where he admitted the offence.

Mr Duckworth appeared was sentenced yesterday (Thursday, 6th December).

PSI Dan Rowling, from Newport CID said:

“This was quick work by arresting officers and I am pleased that Duckworth is now off the streets.

“However, the stolen stock, which consists of more than 100 bottles of perfume and aftershave, still remains outstanding.

“We would encourage anyone who is offered the sale of perfume and aftershave, or indeed any items, in suspicious circumstances to call us on 101.”

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