A MAN who drove off from a petrol station without paying for £40 worth of fuel has been ordered to pay £237.

Lee Robinson, 29, admitted making off without payment, an offence under the Theft Act, at the Pavilion Garage on Pontypool’s Osborne Road on December 19, 2022.

The defendant was fined £80 and ordered to pay £40 compensation at Newport Magistrates’ Court.

Robinson, of Kemys Fawr Close, Sebastopol, Pontypool must also pay £85 costs and a £32 surcharge.