A St Leonards man has been convicted for being in possession of a kitchen knife in a public place in a Hastings town centre shop.
Joseph Smith 22, of Edinburgh Road, St Leonards, indicated a plea of guilty to being in possession of a kitchen knife in a public place when he appeared at Hastings Magistrates Court on November 28.
The offence took place at ESK, in Cambridge Road, Hastings, on July 4 last year.
He also pleaded guilty to stealing an HDMI cable from ESK on the same date.
The court made a community order with a requirement of 150 hours of unpaid work.
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