A THIEF has been jailed for a year after stealing electronics from a Saltcoats house.

Donald Thomas Queen broke in to a house in Ivanhoe Drive and stole laptops, mobile phones a sat nav, foreign currency, jewellery and other items on July 12 this year.

The 40-year-old, who is currently serving another sentence in HMP Kilmarnock, pled guilty at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court this week and was sentenced to 13 months imprisonment to run consecutively to his current sentence.