Pub handbag thief sentenced

First published in News

A THIEF who stole a handbag from the bar area of the Star and Garter pub in Bolton town centre on October 26 last year, has been given a conditional discharge for 12 months by Bolton magistrates.

Terence Howarth, aged 24, of Dovedale Road, Bolton, pleaded guilty to taking the bag, purse, cash and cigarettes, together worth £100.

He was also ordered to pay £45 compensation and £80 prosecution costs.

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1:34pm Tue 12 Feb 13

macauley says...

did it belong to a male or female?.that is the question in there.
did it belong to a male or female?.that is the question in there. macauley
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1:50pm Tue 12 Feb 13

boltonnut says...

Yeh,I got my bag grabbed in there once.
Yeh,I got my bag grabbed in there once. boltonnut
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1:50pm Tue 12 Feb 13

boltonnut says...

Yeh,I got my bag grabbed in there once.
Yeh,I got my bag grabbed in there once. boltonnut
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1:51pm Tue 12 Feb 13

JOHN HIGHAM says...

macauley wrote:
did it belong to a male or female?.that is the question in there.
I was thinking the same LOL
[quote][p][bold]macauley[/bold] wrote: did it belong to a male or female?.that is the question in there.[/p][/quote]I was thinking the same LOL JOHN HIGHAM
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1:52pm Tue 12 Feb 13

boltonnut says...

Oops, I must have gone back for more.
Oops, I must have gone back for more. boltonnut
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4:09pm Tue 12 Feb 13

steveG says...

Perhaps theft is the reason for all the police call outs at town centre pubs?.If there is no penalty for these thefts then more call outs are to be expected.
It seems odd the police haven't realised this.
Perhaps theft is the reason for all the police call outs at town centre pubs?.If there is no penalty for these thefts then more call outs are to be expected. It seems odd the police haven't realised this. steveG
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