(DAILYMAIL) — A drug addict thief jailed for eight weeks told magistrates his sentence was 'pathetic' - and he should have been locked up for much longer.
Alex Livingstone, 40, handed himself in to police after stealing food from a store and breaking into a car in Corby, Northamptonshire.
But when magistrates gave him just two months in prison after he admitted two charges of theft, he launched an angry courtroom tirade.
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Livingstone's solicitor told Kettering Magistrates' Court that his client had broken the law to fund his £100-a-day drug addiction.
After his sentence was passed, the thief got up and told chairman of the magistrates Raymond Edis: 'It’s pathetic. You should have given me a lot longer than that.