A MAN who held a large steak knife to the throat of a supermarket manager during an armed robbery then spat in and urinated in a police vehicle when arrested.
Details emerged at Antrim Magistrates Court,sitting in Ballymena, regarding Joseph Patrick McDonnell (26), of Suffolk Square in Antrim town.
The court on February 8 heard that on February 7 at Antrim Crown Court, the defendant was given a six and a half year sentence for the robbery.
Charges connected to the case had been split.
He then appeared via video link from prison at the Magistrates Court on February 8 which heard he also headbutted the window of the police vehicle when arrested.
The defendant admitted charges of criminal damage and attempted criminal damage to a police vehicle and possession of cannabis in relation to December 4 last year.
The court heard it cost £88 to clean the police vehicle.
For the Magistrates Court matters the defendant was given a three months jail sentence to be served concurrently with the robbery sentence.