County Antrim man is accused of having 'imitation gun with intent to cause fear of violence'

County Antrim man is accused of having 'imitation gun with intent to cause fear of violence'

A LARNE man is accused of possessing an imitation firearm - an 'airsoft gun' - with intent to cause fear of violence.

Andrew Pennie (26), of Ballycraigy Ring, is also accused of being disorderly at Linn Road in the town on the same date - October 18 this year.

He is further accused of assaulting a police officer; another assault and causing criminal damage to a police vehicle by, according to the charge sheet, 'spitting in it'.

At Ballymena Magistrates Court the defence solicitor was Kevin MacAllister and the case was adjourned to December 23.