A BURGLAR who targeted Ashburner Street market has been jailed for 18 weeks.

At Bolton Magistrates’ Court Derek Hardman, aged 34, of Langdon Close, Bolton, pleaded guilty to committing the offence and assaulting two people on December 21. The court heard that Hardman stole a purse and contents valued at £260. He was also ordered to pay a £115 victim surcharge.