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'Alcoholic fantasist' lied about being in army

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The sentence of a man who was caught with weapons in public dressed in camouflage clothing was adjourned by a judge after it emerged he had been lying about being in the armed forces.

Judge Emma Peters, who has military experience, told Carl Robinson, 38, who claimed to have served in the British Army, to "stop this lie that you are living".

Ipswich Crown Court heard how Robinson had lied to both the Probation Service and to a doctor during a psychiatric assessment by claiming many of his issues were as a result of his army service.........

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