Man jailed after taking a knife into the Conquest Hospital

Court news. NNL-170524-154443005
Court news. NNL-170524-154443005

A man has been sentenced to six momnths in prison after bringing a knife into the Conquest Hospital at Hastings.

Geoffrey Peacock, 30, of no fixed address, appeared at Hastings Magistrates Court on September 26 and indicated a plea of guilty to being in possession of a kitchen knife at the Conquest Hospital on September 5.

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Magistrates said the reason for the custodial sentence was that it was a serrated knife capable of causing serious harm, and his failure to comply with previous court orders.

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