Shoplifter stole flowers, false eyelashes and clothes from Wigan borough stores

A woman has admitted a series of shoplifting offences in the borough, in which she stole flowers, clothes, perfume and other items.
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But Marie Darbyshire, 42, of Glebe Street, Leigh, denied committing several other offences when she appeared at Wigan and Leigh Magistrates’ Court.

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She pleaded guilty to stealing clothes and bottles of spirits from Sainsbury's on February 19; a Lynx gift set, socks and four packets of washing pods from Home Bargains on March 4; perfume and false eyelashes from TK Maxx on March 8; and three boxes of flowers from Marks and Spencer on March 25.

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She pleaded not guilty to three other offences – threatening Darren Clegg with a hypodermic needle at Parsonage Retail Park in Leigh on March 8; and using abusive words or behaviour towards James Pittman on February 19 and Dawn Turner on March 25.

Wigan magistrates remanded her in custody until Tuesday, June 14.