A man discharged himself from hospital and then went shoplifting for beer.
Kieron Hampson, 23, of Central Drive, Blackpool, admitted stealing a box of Coors beer valued at £10.
The offence happened at the Co-op on Central Drive on June 22.
He was given a 12 months conditional discharge and ordered to pay £15 victims’ surcharge by.
Hampson said he had been to hospital with a head injury, but discharged himself while still intoxicated and decided to steal alcohol.