Watch: Man behind bars after Birkirkara theft

A man was imprisoned and fined €118 after admitting to charges of theft, cannabis possession and carrying a pointed weapon without a licence.

The man, a Tunisian was taken to court on Thursday morning.

He pleaded guilty to all charges.

In the video, the man can be seen being arrested on Wednesday after he tried snatching a bag off another person in Birkirkara. The thief was held until the police arrived on the scene.