A MAN has appeared in court after he was charged with using threatening or abusive words or behaviour.

Craig Lynndon Postlethwaite faced South Cumbria Magistrates' Court after he was accused of committing the offence on August 19 in Barrow.

The 50-year-old defendant, of Salthouse Road in Barrow, entered a plea of not guilty to the charge.

He was granted unconditional bail and will appear in court next on November 20.