A teenager threatened to cut a 16-year-old boy’s throat during a melee in Kirkham.
Jordan Ford, an 18-year-old apprentice glass recycler, of Sunnybank, Kirkham, admitted being drunk and disorderly. He was fined £60 with £45 costs and ordered to pay £20 victims’ surcharge by District Judge Jeff Brailsford sitting at Blackpool Magistrates’ Court.
Prosecutor, Tom Sweeney, said on January 24 police received information a large group of people were victimising a 16-year-old boy in Poulton Street. When officers attended the boy was surrounded by people.
Ford approached the boy and was heard to tell him: “I’m going to cut your throat when the police are not here to protect you.”
Ford, who had no previous convictions, told the judge he had said to the 16-year-old that if he threatened his little brother again he would cut his throat. He added he had only said it because he was drunk.