A YOB appeared in court for possessing pepper spray.

Christopher Doman was searched by police at Lewes Road, Brighton, in November.

Officers found him in possession of the illegal spray, in breach of the Firearms Act.

Doman, 61, of Lewes Road, admitted possessing a weapon for the discharge of a noxious gas when he appeared before Brighton Magistrates’ Court.

He was given a six-month suspended sentence. He must pay a £122 surcharge and £85 costs.