A TEENAGER has appeared in court after stealing from his own brother.
Scott Rowan, 19, was before Kirklees magistrates on Saturday.
He admitted stealing an iPod, worth £120, belonging to his brother Sean.
He was remanded in custody after the bench heard that he committed the offence whilst on bail for other offences.
The theft happened at the family home in Eton Avenue, Dalton, on January 3.
Bill Astin, prosecuting, said that at the time the teenager was on court bail.
He is due to be sentenced at Leeds Crown Court later this month for burglary and theft.
Rowan was bailed on the conditions of residence and an electronically monitored curfew between 5pm and 7am.
Mr Astin said: “In the interim he has committed this offence at the same address.
“He stole an iPod belonging to his brother and sold it for £60.
“It’s an offence committed whilst on bail and he can no longer comply with his conditions as his mother will no longer let him back.”
Rowan’s solicitor Peter Hampson said that he was making no bail application for the teenager.
He said: “He has no fixed abode at the moment and because of this cannot comply with the bail conditions.”
Mr Hampson added that his client believed that he was better off going to custody than being faced with other bail address options.
Magistrates agreed to remand Rowan until his appearance before the crown court on January 30.
He will appear via a prison television link on that date.