Man charged in sweet-toothed theft

23:56, May 15 2014

A car groomer with a sweet tooth has been accused of repeatedly stealing lollies from a supermarket pick n' mix.

Police allege the 49-year-old stole lollies from the Stanmore Rd New World on April 15, 25 and 28 and May 12.

The value of the lollies ranged from $2.50 to $5 each time.

The Richmond man is scheduled to appear in the Christchurch District Court today to face four charges of theft.

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