A man has been fined in court after he stole nearly £600 worth of fragrances from a shop in The Mall.

Lee McCarthy, of Carter road in Cheltenham, was ordered to pay costs in Bristol Magistrates' Court on November 7.

The 37-year-old stole £588.98 of fragrances belonging to John Lewis Partners.

He indicated a guilty plea and was ordered to pay £10 in fines, victim services charge of £32 and costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service coming to a total of £237.