A man is to be sentenced after pleading guilty to robbing a shop in Nelson.

Sean O'Callaghan, 33, of Regent Street, Nelson, appeared at Burnley Crown Court and pleaded guilty to two counts of robbery.

The incident occurred in October of last year at a shop in Nelson, where O'Callaghan stole cash and cigarettes. 

The defendant has 51 convictions for 103 offences.

His defence barrister, Mark Stuart, told the court: "He knows he will be going to custody, it is just a matter of how long."

O'Callaghan will be sentenced on Wednesday, June 5, via video link from HMP Preston.