A THIEF who burgled a charity shop and Bolton town centre bars has been jailed for 48 weeks.

Wigan magistrates heard how Stefan Bradbury, aged 38, of Blantyre Street, Swinton, broke into the Barnardo’s shop in Bolton on September 7, causing damage estimated at £1,250 and stealing £100.

He pleaded guilty to burglary and also admitted burgling the Elephant and Castle pub on August 25, stealing money and alcohol worth £750 and causing £6,000 of damage.

Bradbury admitted two burglaries at Yates Wine Lodge – the first being on August 24 when he stole £150 and caused £2,000 worth of damage and on September 3 when he took a further £150 and caused £1,000 of damage.