A BETWS man broke into an Ammanford pub and stole £409 in cash.

Kieran Slattery, of Betws Road, broke into The Railway Public House, in Ammanford, on February 9.

While inside he took cash to the value of £409.

The 31-year-old appeared at Llanelli Magistrates' Court on Thursday where he admitted stealing the money.

Slattery was made the subject of a community order requiring him to carry out 60 hours of unpaid work.

He was also ordered to pay back the £409, as well as being charged a £85 victim surcharge and having to pay £85 in costs, a total of £579.