A DALTON woman has been fined after using threatening and abusive behaviour at Furness General Hospital.

Poppy Amber Howarth, of Fell Croft, pleaded guilty to using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress when she appeared at South Cumbria Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday.

The 27-year-old, who was represented in court by Trystan Roberts, committed the offences on October 25 at FGH.

Howarth was fined £30 for the offence.

She was also told to pay a £32 surcharge and £85 court costs.