Wigan man denies stealing £2,750 in cash and clothes

A Wigan man has denied breaking into a shop and stealing £2,750 in cash and clothes.

Tuesday, 2nd March 2021, 2:23 pm

Kieran Barrington, of Forest Avenue, Beech Hill, is charged with burgling WKD Sports on Wigan Lane on December 14.

Wigan magistrates remanded the 21-year-old in custody pending his first appearance before a Bolton Crown Court judge which has been scheduled for March 24.

Another man - Robert West, 27, of Mersey Road, Platt Bridge - stood before the bench to admit to the same crime and he was sentenced to 16 weeks in prison, although the term was suspended for 12 months.

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Because he has not gone immediately to prison, justices ordered that West complete rehabilitation sessions for those with a drink problem and he also has to pay a fine and victim services surcharge totalling £524.

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