A WARRANT has been issued for the arrest of a woman who failed to attend court for a begging charge.

Sonya Balalau, of no fixed abode, has been accused of begging in Kendal on November 10, the court was told.

The 34-year-old was alleged to have been begging on Stricklandgate, South Cumbria Magistrates' Court heard.

She did not attend the court today and the court issued a warrant for her arrest.