Son was found in bedroom with axe

Blackpool Magistrates' Court
Blackpool Magistrates' Court
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A son who frightened his mother was found in his bedroom with an axe and a large knife by police.

Joseph Baker repeatedly told officers to leave his room and then pleaded: “Don’t Taser me,” when a constable removed the cover on his stun gun.

Baker, 18, of South Park Drive, Marton, pleaded guilty to breach of the peace and was bound over in the sum of £100 for 12 months by Blackpool magistrates.

Pam Smith, prosecuting, said police went to Baker’s address after being told he had an axe and knife with him and was making threats on September 2 at 11.10pm.

Officers found his mother visibly shaken and she asked police to remove her son because she feared for her safety and that of others at the address.

Baker, who appeared to have been drinking, was abusive and repeatedly told officers to get out of his bedroom.

An axe was on his bedside table and a knife on the floor.

Baker told magistrates: “I was not drunk.

“All I was saying was to get out of my room because I was in bed with my girlfriend.”