A CAERPHILLY man has admitted possessing a bladed weapon while in prison in South Wales.

Earlier this month, Callum Roberts appeared before West Glamorgan Magistrates Court in Swansea.

The 22-year-old, from Navigation Street, Trethomas, in the Caerphilly County Borough, faced a charge of unauthorised possession of a bladed or sharply pointed article, inside a prison, contrary to section 40CA(1) and (4) of the Prison Act 1952.

On June 30, 2021, Roberts was said to have been in possession of a pen with a razor blade attached by a wire and a black bin bag while in HMP Swansea.

He pleaded guilty to the offence, and is set to appear before Swansea Crown Court next month for sentencing.

A court spokesman confirmed sentencing is set to take place on Friday, December 10.

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