A THIEF who stole charity money has been sent to Bolton Crown Court to be sentenced.

At Bolton Magistrates Court William Fisher, aged 33, of Brookdale, Blackburn Road, Bolton, admitted taking a charity box from Europa Taste on February 26, a charity bucket belonging to Islamic Relief on March 24 and a box from the Chapati Hut on March 29.

He also pleaded guilty to theft and criminal damage at Shah and Son, theft from the Shisma Bar, stealing cash from the Utd Food Store and possessing heroin.

He was remanded in custody until he can be sentenced at the Crown Court on April 24.