Abusive Kettering thief banned from entering dozens of shops

He's got a history of shoplifting

Wednesday, 25th November 2020, 3:07 pm
Updated Wednesday, 25th November 2020, 3:20 pm
Ricky Long.

A prolific thief with a history of threatening and abusive behaviour has been banned from entering dozens of shops in Corby and Kettering,

Ricky Long, of Kettering, has been given a criminal behaviour order (CBO) to deter and prevent him from committing more crimes.

The 34-year-old has recently been convicted of numerous shoplifting offences in Corby and Kettering.

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Long is banned from entering shops in the area outlined in red

The order means that Long is barred from entering retail premises in certain parts of the county, including Kettering's town centre and the area around Stanier Close off Northfield Avenue.

He is also banned from entering any Co-op in Corby and Kettering, and any BP or Tesco store in Kettering.

The order will remain in place for three years.

PC Rob Booth said: “We are very pleased to have secured this order against Long who has been a persistent issue to retail staff in the Corby and Kettering areas with his prolific shoplifting and subsequent threatening and abusive behaviour when challenged.

Long is banned from entering shops in the area outlined in red

“The CBO now prevents him from entering a number of shops and by releasing his photo, we are asking anyone who sees him flouting this order, to report it to us via 101.”

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