AN ABUSIVE Hereford man has appeared before magistrates after an incident in Worcester.

Aaron Newman entered a guilty plea when he appeared before magistrates in Worcester.

The court heard the 25-year-old had used threatening and abusive words or behaviour within the sight or hearing of others likely to be caused distress in Worcester on October 31.

Newman, of Alexandra Avenue, Hereford, received a six-month conditional discharge and was ordered to pay costs of £135 and a £22 victim surcharge.