A NOTORIOUS offender with a lengthy criminal record has been jailed for three months.

Kiel Simpson, 29, of Knowles House Avenue, Gillars Green, admitted stealing a television and DVD from Asda supermarket on October 23.

He committed the offence while subject to a conditional discharge set down after he stole hair straighteners in Boots a month earlier.

Simpson was the owner of a pit bull that killed his five-year-old niece Ellie Lawrenson in 2007.