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Blyth man is jailed after stealing and selling kit

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A Royal Marine from Blyth who stole military items and sold them on eBay has been jailed for 15 months.

Former Warrant Officer Michael Bath, 49, of Horton Park, took clothing, boots and badges from the Commando Training Centre at Lympstone in Devon – the total value of the kit stolen was £66,806.

He had pleaded guilty to theft and possession of criminal property between 2012 and 2016 and was sentenced at Exeter Crown Court on Monday.