Handbag thief is sentenced

A man arrested for theft of a handbag in Allestree has been charged and sentenced.

Ben Hinkley, 31, of Quarn Gardens in Derby, appeared at South Derbyshire Magistrates Court on Monday, August 5 and received a 12 week jail sentence, suspended for 18 months, as well as 100 hours community service and a £450 fine.