A SERIAL shoplifter was jailed after stealing chocolate bars.

Jason Lee Salt, 44, took the chocolate from the Co-op in North Street, Brighton.

He also admitted stealing Christmas fragrances from Boots, and fish products from Sainsbury’s in Preston Road.

At Brighton Magistrates’ Court he admitted three theft charges.

It was revealed that Salt, of no fixed address, was in breach of a suspended sentence.

He was jailed for a total of 36 weeks.