Warrant for alleged shoplifter

A WARRANT has been issued for the arrest of a Ballymena woman after she failed to appear in court to answer shoplifting charges.

Linda Victoria Louise McDonald (30), of Regents Park, is charged with stealing alcohol and groceries valued at 81.62 from a shop on April 3 and stealing six items of sportswear from a sports shop on April 23. She is further charged with damaging sportswear items on the same date.

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Solicitor John McAtamney said he had written to McDonald at two separate addresses but had been unable to make contact with the defendant.