A man is due to appear in court today (Tuesday, December 14, 2010) after he was charged by police investigating public disorder in the Oakfield area of Ryde on the Isle of Wight.
William John Harrocks, aged 20, of Yaverland Road, Sandown, Isle of Wight faces one count of using threatening words or behaviour to cause harassment, alarm or distress under the Public Order Act 1986.
He was arrested shortly after 9.30pm on September 21, 2010 in the Slade Road area.
Mr Harrocks remains on bail until today (Tuesday) when he is due to appear before the Isle of Wight Magistrates Court.
The charge follows action by the Ryde Safer Neighbourhoods team and the island’s Targeted Patrol teams to deal with community concerns about anti-social behaviour in Oakfield.
The Isle of Wight Community Safety Partnership has made a pledge on standards for tackling anti-social behaviour. Read more here: http://www.saferwight.org.uk/antisocialbehaviour.aspx