Primark breastfeeding lie: Caroline Starmer sentenced
3 December 2015
From the section Leicester
Caroline Starmer admitted intent to pervert the course of justice at Leicester Crown Court
A mother who falsely claimed a Primark security guard snatched her baby from her while she was breastfeeding has been given a suspended jail sentence.
Caroline Starmer’s lies made national headlines, but she was charged by police after Primark checked the CCTV from the Leicester store.
The 28-year-old admitted intending to pervert the course of justice at a previous court hearing.
She was given an eight-month sentence, suspended for two years.
Starmer, of Marshall Street, Leicester, made the false allegation on the
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