A worker at a convenience store in Croydon has been fined £1,100 after he sold a vape to a teen. 

Prasanth Kurup, 37, was found guilty of the offence at Croydon Magistrates’ Court on October 9. 

The court heard he was working at P and N Convenience Store on Bensham Lane in Thornton Heath on February 15 when he sold a disposable vape to someone aged under 18. 

Kurup, of Whitehorse Lane in Croydon, was not present at court when he was fined £1,100. 

He was also ordered to pay £1,100 in costs and a £440 surcharge.