Man is accused of having scissors ‘with handles tied together’ as an offensive weapon

A MAN denies charges including possessing an offensive weapon – a pair of scissors ‘with handles tied together’.

Mark Laurence Woods (45), of Parklea in Portstewart, also denies threatening to kill a female and male and attempting to damage a door.

The charges relate to August 11 this year.

The case was mentioned at Coleraine Magistrates Court and adjourned to September 23 to fix a date for a contest.

The defence solicitor was Garrett Greene.

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