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.