Thief who stole cosmetics from Falkirk shop given chance to engage with substance misuse charity

A thief who stole cosmetics from a Falkirk store has appeared in court.

Wednesday, 4th August 2021, 4:41 pm

Mary Laird, 25, 3 Abercrombie Street, Falkirk, pinched the £70 product from Superdrug in The Howgate Shopping Centre on December 16, 2020.

Sentencing Laird at Falkirk Sheriff Court last Thursday, Sheriff Derek Livingston made her subject to a community payback order consisting of supervision for two years and a conduct requirement to engage with the Change Grow Live substance misuse and criminal justice intervention charity.

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Mary Laird stole cosmetics from Superdrug in The Howgate Shopping Centre, Falkirk. Picture: Michael Gillen.

She must also repay the value of theft at £20-per-fortnight.

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