A MAN has been convicted of causing harassment or alarm.

Nathaniel Rhys Davies admitted two charges of using threatening or abusive words towards Stephen Milburn when he appeared before South Cumbria Magistrates' Court.

The 26-year-old, of Barrow's Brook Street, committed the offences on May 4 and 28.

Magistrates sentenced him to a 12 month conditional discharge for the offences and ordered him to pay a £22 victim surcharge.