A SHOPLIFTER who repeatedly targeted Little Hulton and Walkden shops has been jailed for 32 weeks by Manchester magistrates.

Warren Atkinson, aged 40, of Red Rose Gardens, Little Hulton, pleaded guilty to stealing goods including coffee, washing up liquid and dental adhesive from several shops between April 14 and July 8.

The court heard that Atkinson had shown a "flagrant disregard" for court orders and an unwillingness to comply with comply with community orders.