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Carlisle “death threat” man banned from Greggs

Greggs, Scotch Street, Carlisle

[A] judge has banned a Carlisle man from entering any Greggs shop until his trial in February.

Paul Nigel Dickinson, 47, of Port Road in the city appeared from police custody at Carlisle Magistrates Court.

He is charged with using threatening behaviour/abusive/insulting words or behaviour causing a person alarm or distress.

The allegation relates to an incident which took place in the Greggs shop on Scotch Street, Carlisle, which occurred on Sunday, January 7.

District Judge Gerald Chalk was informed Dickinson was in the shop and allegedly told staff he would kill them and put his two-fingers to his head in a gun like motion.

He pleaded not-guilty to the charge, a two-hour trial is scheduled be held on February 8.

Dickinson was granted bail with conditions not to enter any Greggs shop in the city, reside at his address on Port Road and report to Durranhill police station on a weekly basis, on leaving the secure dock he wished the judge and everyone in court a good new year.