A PROLIFIC shoplifter who committed six thefts in 10 days has been handed a community order.

Barbara Sankoh pleaded guilty to stealing items such as Yankie Candles, Jack Daniels whiskey, meat and razor blades in Leigh between January 13 and 22.

The 39-year-old, of Wagnoun Street, Peckham must pay compensation of £475.12 to cover the cost of the goods stolen, a victim services surcharge fee of £85 and a £10 fine.

She must also carry out a rehabilitation course.

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Sankoh was sentenced at Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court yesterday, Wednesday.