A DUNFERMLINE man has admitted stealing from a home and then threatening to burn a house down the next day.

Ross Hamilton, 35, of Corbett Place, appeared in the dock at Dunfermline Sheriff Court.

He admitted that on November 21, at an address in Dunfermline, he stole a briefcase, an iPad, an iPhone, make-up bag and contents and a purse and contents.

He also admitted that on the following day, November 22, at an address in Pitcorthie, he behaved in a threatening or abusive manner, by threatening to burn the house down.

Sheriff Pino di Emidio called for reports and Hamilton will be sentenced on February 27.