A SENTENCING date has been scheduled for a man who admitted to stealing sunglasses from a boutique in Bicester Village.

David Hylton appeared at Oxford Crown Court on Thursday (June 6) charged with one count of theft.

It was heard that the 60-year-old had stolen sunglasses to the value of £406 from David Clulow Sunglasses Outlet Boutique, in Pingle Drive, Bicester, on April 13 this year.

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Hylton pleaded guilty to one count of theft from a shop. He also pleaded guilty to breaching a suspended sentence made previously at a court in London.

His case has now been adjourned for a pre-sentence report.

The defendant, of Wilton Terrace, Southsea, is now due back in court on July 12. He was told it’s ‘likely’ to be a prison sentence.