AN arrest warrant has been issued for a man who failed to attend court for an alleged theft from a Cardigan shop.

Nathan Andrew Newman, of Cambrian Street, Aberystwyth, failed to appear at Aberystwyth Justice Centre where he was charged with stealing a bottle of pink gin from Aldi’s supermarket in Cardigan on December 30.

The 18-year-old was also charged with stealing an Apollo bike valued at £540 in Aberystwyth on January 2.

Magistrates issued an arrest warrant without bail.