A MAN has admitted to stealing alcohol in a burglary at the Mercure Hotel in St Helens.

Benjamin Dainty, of Grantham Crescent, Islands Brow, indicated a guilty plea to the charge at Liverpool, Knowsley and St Helens Magistrates’ Court.

Dainty, 35, entered the Mercure Hotel in St Helens as a trespasser on June 17, 2020 and stole alcohol.

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The case was adjourned until February 12 for a pre-sentence report to be prepared.

Dainty was remanded on unconditional bail until then.