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The following people have appeared at Doncaster Magistrates Court:

ROSSINGTON: A champagne thief has been fined £85 fine. David Hassall, 39, of King Georges Road was told to complete 50 hours of unpaid work and pay £27.99 to Rhythm and Booze. He admitted the offence.

TOWN CENTRE: A TV thief has swapped the small screen for a cell. Gary Robb, 24, was jailed for 28 days for stealing the £180 TV from Tesco on December 17. Robb, of Wharf Road, was found guilty.

CONISBROUGH: A man attracted the wrong kind of attention by getting caught stealing deodorant. Ben James Hodder, 33, of Elm Green Lane, admitted stealing eight cans of Lynx body spray from Home Bargains in December. He was ordered to complete a drug rehabilitation programme and a 12-month supervision order.

INTAKE: A 29-year-old was caught drunk and disorderly in the town centre. Terry Robert Armit of Tudor Road, admitted the offence in East Laith Gate on March 23. The one day already spent in the cells was deemed a suitable punishment.

ARMTHORPE: A thief has received a suspended jail term for stealing nearly £200 worth of air fresheners. Tony Ellison denied stealing goods from the Co-op on December 14 but changed his plea to guilty. Ellison, 31, of Woodlea Grove, received four months jail suspended for a year, a six month drug rehabilitation course and was told to pay £197.75 compensation to Co-op in Woodlands. He was also ordered to pay £104 compensation to the same store after he admitted stealing meat and champagne the previous day.

BALBY: Magistrates have ordered a shoplifter to carry out 60 hours unpaid work. Joshua Soper, 23, of Belmont Avenue, stole nearly £16 worth of booze from One Stop in Wheatley on March 3 and nearly £35 worth of alcohol from Sainsburys in Balby on February 15. He pleaded guilty to the offences and was ordered to pay nearly £40 compensation and £85 costs.