Shoplifter stole blades after benefits lapse

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A THIEF said he stole razors because his benefits claim had lapsed while he was in hospital.

Roy Moss, pleaded guilty to stealing two packs worth around £50 from the town’s Morrisons store.

The 32-year-old of Kirkhall Lane, Leigh, told police he tried to take the items from the supermarket as he had recently left hospital and had no money for food or paying the electric bill.


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