A MAN has been jailed for 12 weeks for stealing soap powder.
Ashley Whittaker, 41, stole five boxes of Bold soap powder worth £14.95 from B&M Bargains in Macclesfield on August 3. The theft took place only two days after he had been given suspended prison sentence for another shoplifting offence.
Whittaker, of no fixed abode, admitted shoplifting.
He told police he wanted to sell the items to get food.