Serial thief with "appalling record" is jailed for latest shoplifting spree

A man with "an appalling record of dishonesty" has been jailed for 18 weeks after further shop thefts.
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Malcolm Ellison, 58, of Keats Avenue, Worsley Mesnes, twice targeted Golborne's Asda store to steal salmon and meat with a total value of around £150 on June 19 and 22, Wigan and Leigh Magistrates’ Court heard.

This breached a suspended sentence given for a whole raft of previous shoplifting offences only a month earlier.

He must also pay £154 to victim services.