A HEREFORD man has appeared before the court accused of five offences.

David Furnell appeared before magistrates in Kidderminster, who heard he is accused of engaging in coercive and controlling behaviour towards another person, sending money, threatening to disclose sexual recordings and images, and making threatening calls and threats to self harm between July 1 and May 7.

He is also accused of stalking a woman, causing alarm and distress, in Hereford between July 1 and May 6, and assaulting a woman in Hereford by beating between February 28 and April 1 and between March 31 and May 1.


The 53-year-old, who was represented by Emily Gourley, is further accused of intentionally touching a woman without consent in Hereford between February 28 and April 1.

Furnell, of Holmer Road, Hereford, entered no plea. He was remanded in custody and will appear before Worcester Crown Court for a plea and trial preparation hearing on June 6.