A Hailsham man has been convicted for stealing lager from a filling station and being in possession of a weapon in public, according to a court document.
Stuart Black, 28, of Moore Park , Hailsham, indicated a plea of guilty to being in possession of an offensive weapon (a spanner) in a public place at Station Road, Hailsham, on July 19. He pleaded guilty to stealing Stella Artois lager, worth £15.98 from the BP garage in Station Road, Hailsham, on the same date. He also pleaded guilty to stealing Peroni lager, worth £8.50, from the BP garage on July 8. The court made a community order with an alcohol treatment requirement.