A local man has been convicted for having a knife in a public place and stealing spirits worth £138 from a supermarket according to a court document.
Ryan Barrett, 28, of no fixed address, indicated a plea of guilty to being in possession of a knife in a public place, at Bohemia Road, St Leonards, on July 20.
He also pleaded guilty to stealing six bottles of Jack Daniels whisky, worth £138, from Morrisons in Queens Road, Hastings, on July 11.
In addition, he indicated a plea of guilty to failing to comply with requirements of the sex offenders register, by not signing weekly at a police station.
Sentencing was adjourned for reports to be prepared. He was released on conditional bail.