A MAN who was caught stealing washing powder and washing liquid has been handed a suspended prison sentence.

Kevin Graham from Whitefield Road, Bury, was captured by police after stealing from a shop in Whitefield.

The 37-year-old was handed an eight-week suspended sentence, meaning he will go to prison if he commits any other offences during his suspension period.

He was also given a probation order.

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