Woman stole from Falkirk store to fund Christmas shopping

The woman stole goods from the Mothercare store at Falkirk's Central Retail Park
The woman stole goods from the Mothercare store at Falkirk's Central Retail Park

A woman went on a shoplifting spree in a bid to fund her Christmas shopping.

Margaret McLeish (64), 23 Royston Road, Royston, Glasgow, admitted stealing more than £400 worth of clothing from Mothercare in Falkirk’s Central Retail Park and Dorothy Perkins in the Howgate Shopping Centre on December 9 last year.

She was fined £225 by Sheriff Derek Livingston.