Teenager’s motoring court shame

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A Sutton Leach teenager has admitted a string of driving offences.

Katie Gilsenan, 18, pleaded guilty to failing to provide a blood specimen after being stopped by police.

She also admitted theft of a motor vehicle and driving without insurance.

Gilsenan, of Belvedere Avenue, was ordered to serve a 12 month community order, including 120 hours unpaid work, and banned from driving for 12 months. She appeared before St Helens Magistrates Court on April 9. JPs also ordered her to pay a £60 victim surcharge and £85 costs.