An alleged supermarket thief is due to stand trial after pleading not guilty to theft and using threatening behaviour.

James Isaac Dodd, 36, of Woodlea Crescent, Hexham, was remanded on conditional bail at South East Northumberland Magistrates’ Court on Friday.

He is accused of stealing nine steaks, two pork fillets, two dishwasher tablets, two Persil Powergems and one Ariel to the value of £124 from the Co-op at Corbridge on May 6.

Dodd is also alleged to have used threatening or abusive behaviour likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress.

The 36-year-old denies both charges. He will reappear before magistrates on February 18, 2021.