Man admits stealing children’s charity box

Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court

A man has been jailed for 10 weeks after admitting stealing a charity box from a shop.

Peter Rosbotham, of Silverdale Avenue, Ince, appeared at Wigan Magistrates Court on Friday charged with burglary after breaking into a shop at Wigan Market and taking the collection box from a children’s charity.

He was also charged with one count of theft after stealing a shop assistant’s £500 mobile phone in Wigan.