A ROBBER who was part of a gang which held up a supermarket with a gun has admitted his guilt.

Jake Rouse, aged 22, of no fixed address, appeared at Bolton Crown Court via a video link from Forest Bank prison.

He pleaded guilty to stealing cigarettes and money from the Co-op in Highfield Road, Farnworth on June 30 and possessing a sawn-off shotgun.

The case was adjourned for sentencing until October 3 and in the meantime he was remanded in custody.