A scaffolder stole £9 of jewellery to impress his girlfriend.
Gareth Sands, 36, was jailed after he pled guilty to stealing jewellery from Claire’s Accessories in the St Nicholas Centre.
Depute fiscal Anna Chisholm told Aberdeen Sheriff Court the jewellery, which was valued at £9, was fully recovered.
Defence agent Graham Morrison said: “That just about sums it up. He walked into the shop drunkenly with his girlfriend.
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“She indicated she liked the jewellery.
“He put them into his pocket to impress her.”
The incident happened on January 13 this year.
Sheriff Andrew Miller sentenced Sands, whose address was given in court papers as Bedford Road, Aberdeen, to two months behind bars.