A MAN has been fined £80 after pleading guilty to two separate charges.

Edward Robinson (24) of Chareway, Hexham, was charged with possessing cannabis and using threatening or abusive words or behaviour likely to cause harassment, alarm, or distress.

Robinson pleaded guilty to both charges during a hearing at South East Northumberland Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, April 11.

He was fined £80, and ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £30 and costs of £85.

The charges related to an incident in Hexham on March 8.