Man convicted of multiple offences during 12-hour crime spree in West Sussex
Main article content
A man has been convicted of eight offences following a 12-hour crime spree.
At around 4.30pm on Wednesday, 3 January, officers received a report of a disturbance at Pengelly Gardens, Littlehampton.
A man entered a property in possession of a knife and threatened the residents.
Later that day, at around 8pm, a man entered a property in Ravenscroft, Storrington and threatened a woman with a knife, causing minor injuries her. He then damaged the victim’s glasses by stamping on them.
The suspect was detained and arrested, and later identified as Zac Brazil, 26, of no fixed address.
He was also 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 disqualified driving.
He appeared before Crawley Magistrates’ Court on 5 January and pleaded guilty to all of the charges.
Brazil is due to appear before Lewes Crown Court on 2 February for sentencing.