A MAN was told he faces going to jail after he pleaded guilty to affray in his hometown.

Leighton Francis, 47, of Clarence Street, Brynmawr, admitted the charge before Judge Catherine Richards who gave him the warning at Cardiff Crown Court.

The offence was committed on January 16.

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Francis’ case was adjourned to June 6 for the preparation of a pre-sentence report.

His barrister Andrew Kendall said his client was “lightly convicted” and had not troubled the courts since 2012.

The defendant was granted conditional bail.