Drunk squared up to officers

Blackpool Magistrates Court

Blackpool Magistrates Court

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A man caused a drunken fracas in the middle of a town and then a city centre.

Malcolm Pooley threatened to bite a police officer in Lytham and was aggressive to an officer in Preston after refusing to leave the area.

Pooley, a 29-year-old fabricator, of Church Walk, Ribbleton, Preston, pleaded guilty to two offences of being drunk and disorderly and two offences of failing to answer bail.

He was fined £260 with £20 victims’ surcharge and ordered to pay a £150 court charge by Blackpool magistrates.Pam Smith, prosecuting, said police got a call Pooley had caused damage at an address in South Clifton Street, Lytham, and then left threatening to harm himself on March 14.

Officers went to the address and his mother gave them a photograph of him.

Pooley was found in the Ship and Royal pub where he became aggressive in a narrow corridor and squared up to officers.

He had to be taken to the floor with the help of a doorman and he then threatened to bite an officer.