A MAN who caused damage to a Ford Transit van and a Mercedes in Bolton on August 25 has been ordered to abstain from drinking alcohol for 90 days.

At Wigan Magistrates’ Court Daniel Loynd, aged 31, of Thynne Street, Bolton, admitted causing criminal damage and possessing a knife.

As part of his community sentence he must undertake 240 hours of unpaid work and pay his victims a total of £900 in compensation.