A WOMAN has pleaded guilty to stealing thousands of pounds from a Gwent supermarket.

Claire Bevan, 48, of Coleridge Green, St Dials, Cwmbran, admitted theft from Morrisons in the town.

She was charged with stealing £20,000, but that amount is in dispute, Cardiff Crown Court was told.

The offence was committed between February 2020 and this January.

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Bevan’s sentence was adjourned by the judge, Recorder Greg Bull QC, until May 25 for the preparation of a report.

The defendant was granted unconditional bail.