Gin dummy, 17, from Chessington, gets an electronic tag after houseboat theft in Hampton Wick

Fail: The teenager was sentenced last week

Fail: The teenager was sentenced last week

First published in News Richmond and Twickenham Times: Photograph of the Author by , Chief reporter - Kingston

A teenager who stole sweets, gin and a radio worth £105 from a houseboat has been slapped with a youth rehabilitation order and a three-month electronic tag curfew.

The 17-year-old from Chessington, who cannot be named for legal reasons, denied burglary of a dwelling and theft from a boat by Becketts Wharf in Hampton Wick when he appeared at Wimbledon Youth Court but was found guilty on June 4 .

The offence itook place between April 18 and April 22 this year.

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