A man set fire to a packet of peanuts and tried making love to an ambulance, North Devon Magistrates' Court has heard. Calum Ward, 25, of Barnstaple, was spotted by police at Barnstaple bus station on November 12.
Ward was spotted on CCTV in a phone box setting light to a packet of peanuts while also punching them. He then approached a nearby ambulance and spread himself in front of it.
Mark Haddow, for the defence, said the attending police officer commented: "It looks as though he is attempting to make love to the front of the ambulance."
After being searched Ward was found to be in possession of cannabis and amphetamine. Ward was sentenced to a community order with a supervision requirement for six months and ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £60.