A former company director has exited Bristol Crown Court rather unconventionally - wearing a blue Aldi shopping bag over her head.

Sharon Kent donned the shopping bag as she left court after admitting fraud, she also changed into a friend's camouflage jacket.

A few hours earlier Mrs Kent had been handed a suspended jail term for fiddling just under £50,000 from the state.

The former company director swapped coats with a friend before leaving the court. Credit: BPM Media
The court heard Mrs Kent was Credit: BPM Media

In June Sharon Kent pled guilty to fraud and failing to disclose full bank details.

Bristol Crown Court heard she was "entirely remorseful".