A NEWCASTLE Emlyn man has been electronically tagged after admitting to theft.

Mark Phillips, of Bethel Chapel, Church Lane, Newcastle Emlyn, pleaded guilty to stealing an iPad from Ysgol Llwyn y Eos, Aberystwyth between August 11 and August 25 last year.

Magistrates at Aberystwyth Justice Centre imposed a community order on the 36-year-old, and Phillips will be electronically monitored for two months, having to stay at his home address between 7.30pm and 7.30am.

Evans must also undergo a rehabilitation activity requirement up to a maximum of 15 days, pay £60 in compensation, £85 in costs and an £85 victim surcharge.