35-year-old Craig Nathan Knowles has pleaded guilty to undertaking 3 robberies on a shop in Sandown at the end of last year.
Knowles, of no fixed abode but previously of Leed Street in Sandown, appeared before Portsmouth Crown Court yesterday (Monday).
The court heard that Knowles had stolen goods and cash to the value of around £700 from the Central Convenience Store on Avenue Road, Sandown across 3 dates – 19th November, 27th November and 16th December.
Staff were threatened during the robberies including with a bottle of liquid they thought to be acid.
It was on the final robbery that the 35-year-old was finally caught and arrested. He was charged by Police the next day.
Craig Knowles has now been remanded in custody and will be sentenced on 1st May 2020.