Wigan thief fails to make most of reprieve

A shoplifter is behind bars after snubbing a court’s second chance by stealing meat from a supermarket again.

Monday, 18th January 2021, 10:18 am

Anthony Connor, 33, of Viscount Road, Marsh Green, appeared before Wigan and Leigh magistrates to admit to snatching £33 worth of food from a Lidl store on January 11.

The hearing was told that only two days earlier he had been given a conditional discharge by Salford justices for taking meat from a Co-op in Manchester.

He was given two weeks for the new theft and a further fortnight, to be served consecutively for the discharge breach.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court

Thanks for reading. If you value what we do and are able to support us, a digital subscription is just £1 for your first month. Try us today by clicking here and viewing our offers ...