A Llandudno man who brought two knives to court wasn’t more dangerous because of his beliefs about the supposed doomsday Book of Revelation, his solicitor said.

Justin Roberts, 34, unemployed, of Harcourt Road, was bailed by magistrates for crown court sentencing. He admitted two charges of possessing a five-inch kitchen knife and a folding hunting knife, for camping but said he had no intention to harm anyone.

Graham Parry, defending, said he"very foolish to bring it into court”.

Court chairman John Rooney told him: "It’s an extraordinarily serious matter to have knives in your possession anyway, let alone in bringing them into a courtroom. There are vulnerable people here who shouldn’t be subjected to that risk.”

The court heard Roberts had been cleared of failing to provide a breath test after a trial. But James Neary, prosecuting, said he turned up on Friday at Llandudno magistrates’ court with a large rucksack and a security officer discovered the kitchen knife and tent pegs.

Mr Neary said Roberts became aggressive and obstructive and police were alerted. When he was arrested the second knife had been discovered. The defendant said he had no intention to harm anyone.

Mr Parry, defending, added Roberts had the hunting knife for camping and it was found at the police station after he had left court. “He was very foolish to bring it into court,” the lawyer agreed. “He has these beliefs in terms of the Book of Revelation, that doesn’t make him any more dangerous.”