Burglar told police “I’m sorry”

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POLICE called to an empty home after neighbours heard hammering found floor boards removed and Peter Wadsworth hiding behind the bedroom door with a chisel in his hand.

The 25-year-old, of Westleigh Village Club in Westleigh Lane, Leigh, told the arresting officer: “You have caught me, I hold my hands up, I’m sorry.”

Wadsworth pleaded guilty to burglary with intent to steal from the home in Westleigh Lane when he appeared before Wigan and Leigh magistrates.


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