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Sunderland shoplifter banned from every Tesco store in country after stealing champagne and cat food

A Sunderland crack cocaine addict has been banned from every Tesco in the country after helping herself to champagne from its shelves.

Magistrates made the two-year order against Andrea Tulip, 36, after hearing she swiped the Moet brand during a store theft.

A Tesco store (Image: Joseph Raynor/ Nottingham Post)

She also bagged sweets, dog treats and cat food when she targeted the retail giant’s Victoria Viaduct outlet in Carlisle, Cumbria.

Tulip, 36, of Tower Street West, Hendon, did so to pay off a drugs debt and fund her £20 a day habit, a court heard.

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Chronicle Live – Sunderland