A 41-YEAR-OLD man from Cromhall has pleaded guilty in court to stealing more than £400 of batteries and thermos flasks from a supermarket.

Acer Manders, of Bristol Road, Cromhall, appeared before Bristol Magistrates Court on Tuesday, July 10 charged with the theft from Sainsburys in Brislington on June 20.

After pleading guilty to the charge, Manders was handed an £80 fine and ordered to pay a victim services surcharge of £30.