A man has been jailed for three months after being caught stealing surgical masks from a south London hospital.
Lerun Hussain, 34 of Worsopp Drive, Clapham, SW4, was sentenced to 12 weeks at Croydon Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 7 April following the incident at King’s College Hospital.
Police were called to the hospital in Denmark Hill, Lambeth, at around 11.20am on Sunday 5 April after Hussain was detained by hospital security staff after he stole three face masks.
Later that same day Hussain was charged with theft.
He appeared at Croydon Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 7 April where he pleaded guilty to theft and was sentenced that same day to three months imprisonment.