A man threatened residents with a knife and stamped on a woman’s glasses.

A court heard how Zac Brazil terrorised residents in Littlehampton and Storrington during a 12-hour crime spree.

At around 4.30pm on Wednesday, January 3, officers received a report of a disturbance at Pengelly Gardens, Littlehampton.

Brazil entered a property in possession of a knife and threatened the residents.

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Later that day, at around 8pm, the 26-year-old entered a property in Ravenscroft, Storrington and threatened a woman with a knife and injuring her.

He then stamped on the woman’s glasses.

Brazil, of no fixed address, was arrested and found with cannabis on him when searched by officers

The previous day, Brazil had been caught driving while disqualified and without insurance.

Brazil was later charged with criminal damage, common assault, affray, possession of a knife, possession of a Class B drug, fail to cooperate with a preliminary test, driving without insurance and driving while disqualified.

He appeared before Crawley Magistrates’ Court on January 5 and pleaded guilty to all of the charges.

Brazil is due to appear before Lewes Crown Court on February 2 for sentencing.