A thief has been jailed after he targeted charity shops, pharmacies and a plumbers in his crime spree across Bexley borough. 

Jay Langley, 37, of Ellenborough Road in Sidcup, has been jailed for 15 months after he admitted to three burglaries and one theft. 

On September 1 he trespassed into a plumbing store in Bexleyheath and stole from a till, the court heard. 

Then on September 8 he stole from the till of Sense charity shop in Erith

On September 18 he then stole from the till of Scope charity shop in Welling and took a charity box from Aspire Pharmacy in Sidcup. 

At the time of his offending Langley was serving a suspended sentence. 

Deputy District Judge Mr Woodcock gave Langley a prison sentence at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, November 1. 

Langley was previously in court after he led police on a high-risk chase in 2018. 

At one point he careered over the central reservation into the path of an oncoming car, which resulted in a minor collision. 

On that occasion he was given a one-and-a-half year prison sentence and was disqualified from driving for three years.