A local pensioner has been sentenced for assaulting a woman and causing damage to a charity box in a Hastings Old Town pub, according to a court document.
David Shields, 66, of Vicarage Road, Hastings, pleaded guilty to assaulting a woman when he appeared at Hastings Magistrates Court.
The offence took place at George Street, Hastings, on May 3.
He also pleaded guilty to damaging candles, glasses and a charity box, belonging to the Albion pub, in George Street, and indicated a plea of guilty to using threatening behaviour toward a female, when prohibited from doing so by a court Sexual Prevention Order, on the same date.
The court made a community order and ordered him to pay £100 in compensation.
Magistrates also issued a restraining order and an order preventing him from entering the Albion pub.