Man on ‘high’ after gym session stole from Asda

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A NEW Year’s resolution to get fit landed a man in court after he took steroids and went and stole washing liquid - to the tune of almost £500.

Pennine magistrates heard how Glen Martin Bennett, who was on a high after a trip to the gym, walked into Asda and helped himself to 15 boxes of liquid - 120 bottles - from a display in the foyer.

When he came back down to earth and realised what a stupid thing he had done, he rang a friend to pick up the haul and take it back, but by that time, police were already on the trail.

Bennett (47), of Thursby Road, Nelson, admitted theft to the value of £480 on January 9th. He was given a 12-month conditional discharge.