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Teen accused of breaking into supermarket to steal alcohol

18-year-old denies theft, burglary and assault

A teenager from Ramsey has been accused of breaking into a supermarket, to steal vodka, before shoplifting more at another store.

Eighteen-year-old Morgan John Ritchie, of Bowring Road, appeared at Douglas Courthouse through a video link from the Isle of Man Prison.

He pleaded guilty to using threatening words or behaviour but not guilty to theft, burglary and assaulting a police officer.

He was remanded in custody and will appear again tomorrow (12 October).

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