A MAN has been handed a curfew after threatening police officers.

James Hendren, 63, of Egerton Court in Barrow, admitted that he used abusive or insulting words towards police officers in Whitehaven on March 15.

At South Cumbria Magistrates' Court, the defendant was given a 7pm to 7am curfew for 12 weeks and told pay a £90 victim surcharge and £85 costs.