Court / Man pleads guilty to threatening behaviour charge

A MAN has been remanded in custody after he admitted behaving in a threatening or abusive manner on a bus earlier this month.

Trevor Couper, of Meadowfield Crescent, Scalloway, also pleaded guilty to a breaching bail when he appeared from custody via Lerwick Sheriff Court through videolink on Monday.

The 27-year-old admitted repeatedly shouting, swearing, uttering threats of violence and acting aggressively while on a bus near to the Scalloway Hall on 5 June.

Couper was remanded in custody ahead of sentencing on 1 July.


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