The latest news, sport, weather and travel from across the North West on Wednesday 19 December.
Magistrates issue a warrant for Abdulah Husseni's arrest after he misses a court appearance.
An amnesty is in place and the stolen figure can be returned "no questions asked".
Blackpool defeat non-league side Solihull Moors in extra time to set up a home FA Cup third-round tie against Arsenal.
Christian Eriksen's stoppage-time strike breaks Burnley's brave resistance as Tottenham maintain their pursuit of the top two in the Premier League.
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