Ham­mer threats

Hamilton Advertiser - - NEWS -

A shoplift­ing sus­pect who bran­dished a ham­mer in a Hamil­ton su­per­mar­ket has been jailed for three months.

Alexan­der Tal­ent (34), of Sem­ple Street, Hamil­ton, ap­peared at the town’s sher­iff court last week.

He ad­mit­ted shout­ing, swear­ing, mak­ing threats and bran­dish­ing the ham­mer at Mor­risons in New Park Street on De­cem­ber 16 last year.

An al­le­ga­tion that Tal­ent stole gro­ceries from the store was dropped.

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