A WOMAN has been handed a suspended sentence after being nearly four times over the drink driving limit.

Anna Shaw pleaded guilty to being over the limit when she was on Elizabeth Street in Atherton on November 3.

The 36-year-old, of Helme Lane, Meltham in West Yorkshire was given a 12-week sentence suspended for a year.

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She was disqualified for two years and eight months which may be reduced by 32 weeks if she completes a course.

Shaw must also carry out an alcohol treatment course and pay a £122 victim services surcharge fee and £85 in court costs.

The defendant appeared at Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court yesterday, Wednesday.