A DRUG addict stole from a supermarket when he ran out of cash, a court heard.
Kevin Burns, who has taken drugs since he was a teenager, appeared before Kirklees magistrates yesterday
The 33-year-old admitted stealing toiletries worth £55 from Asda at Aspley.
Magistrates were told that Burns, of Ridgeway in Dalton, entered the store on October 27.
He selected a number of packets of razors and some Gaviscon tablets and put them in a bag.
Burns then walked out of the store without paying but was detained by security staff and arrested.
Burns tested positive for having both cocaine and opiates in his system.
Jonathan Slawinski, mitigating, told magistrates that his client had used Class A drugs since the age of 15.
He said that his record of offences reflected this habit.
Magistrates were told that Burns is due in court on November 14 for an offence of failing to attend a follow up assessment with the Drugs Intervention Programme (DIP).
Magistrates allowed an adjournment until that date to allow a pre-sentence report to be prepared.
Burns was ordered to comply with the DIP team as part of his bail conditions.
He is also banned from entering any Asda store in West Yorkshire.