A 28-year-old Wantage man has admitted criminal damage after kicking over a cup of hot chocolate in a police cell.

Jamie Weaving, of Springfield Road, was being held for assault at Abingdon police station when he kicked over the drink on December 30.

The assault charge was dropped but Weaving admitted criminal damage when he appeared at Oxford Magistrates’ Court yesterday.

He was given a six-month conditional discharge and told to pay £85 costs and a £15 victims’ surcharge.