Man charged with possessing imitation firearm and making a threat to kill

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Coleraine Courthouse

A man (27) has been charged with three counts of possessing an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence and one count of making a threat to kill.

Steven McKee had the case mentioned at Coleraine Magistrates court on Monday.

The court appearance followed reports of a male armed with a weapon in Beresford Court area of Coleraine.

McKee, whose address was given as Kenvarra Park, Coleraine, is charged with making a threat to kill a male and possession of an imitation firearm relating to August 16.

He is also charged with having an imitation firearm on August 17 and again on August 18.

He was released on his own bail of £750 to an address in Portstewart with conditions that he does not enter Coleraine apart from attending court.

He is not allowed to contact the injured party and he is not to possess any replica firearms.

The case was adjourned to Coleraine Magistrates Court in mid-September.

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