A man has appeared before court charged with sending a false communication.

Erick Walker (47) denies sending a letter, communication, or article conveying false information.

It is alleged that on September 9, 2021 at Prudhoe, Walker sent a man a letter conveying information which was false and which he knew or believed to be false for the purpose of causing distress or anxiety.

Walker, of Front Street, Prudhoe, was remanded on conditional bail and will next appear in front of magistrates on March 16, 2022.