AN arrest warrant has been issued for a Cardigan man who failed to appear at court to face charges of assault and shoplifting.

Danny Clive Smith , of Priory Street, Cardigan, failed to appear at Aberystwyth Justice Centre where he was charged with assaulting another man by beating him and stealing a bottle of vodka and a bottle of fizzy orange from Aldi supermarket in Cardigan on August 31.

Magistrates issued an arrest warrant without bail for the 29-year-old.