Using racially-aggravated threatening, abusive or disorderly behaviour landed an Aspatria man in court.

Lee Johnson, 27, of Noble Court, appeared at West Cumbria Magistrates' Court in Workington.

The court heard that, on December 17 last year, Johnson used threatening or abusive words or behaviour, or disorderly behaviour, within the hearing or sight of a person likely to be caused harassment, alarm or distress.

District Judge Gerald Chalk was told that the offence was racially aggravated.

Johnson pleaded guilty to the charge and was ordered to pay a £160 fine, £85 costs and a £30 surcharge.