A local man has been ordered to complete unpaid work after having a weapon in a public place according to a court document.
Omar Dawoodi. 24, of Mount Pleasant Road, Hastings, indicated a plea of guilty to being in possession of an offensive weapon – an extendable baton – in a public place.
The offence took place at Sedlescombe Road North, St Leonards, on September 8.
The court made a community order with a requirement of 60 hours of unpaid work.