Dangerous driver hit with road ban
A Leigh man who admitted driving dangerously a car that had been unlawfully taken has been banned from the road for 12 months.
Kyle Atkinson, 28, of Wigan Road, initially denied taking a BMW 20D without the owner’s consent and driving it at speed on Nel Pan Lane on August 21. But, appearing before a Bolton judge, he changed his pleas. On top of the ban he must complete 120 hours’ unpaid work and 25 days’ rehab activities, while paying £245 to victim services and the courts.
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