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Charity box thief is jailed
12:00pm Monday 4th February 2013 in News
A PROLIFIC offender who stole a charity box could be released from prison within months.
Alan Reid, aged 41, of no fixed address, was jailed for 36 weeks at Warrington Magistrates Court last week for three burglaries committed at businesses across the borough in January.
The burglaries took place at The Causeway in Wilderspool Causeway where a Help for Heroes charity box was stolen, Thelwall Craft Shop in Barley Road and The Three Pigeons in Tanners Lane.
He admitted the offences and will serve half of the sentence.