A WOMAN has been fined £240 after shoplifting from Sports Direct, Kendal, helped by a pair of pliers.

Stephanie Sharp, 45, of Flodder Hall, Lyth, admitted stealing £93.95 worth of clothing and going equipped for theft when she appeared at South Lakeland Magistrates’ Court.

Sharp was ordered to pay £85  costs and a £20 victim surcharge. 

An order was also made for the forfeiture of the pliers.