A SOUTHAMPTON man used threatening words and behaviour in a police station.

Douglas Boyd Liddell was fined when he appeared before magistrates sitting in Poole, Dorset.

The 41-year-old admitted using threatening or abusive words or behaviour within the hearing or sight of a person likely to be caused harassment, alarm or distress at Bournemouth police station on December 30 last year.

Liddell, of Brunel Road, also admitted resisting a police officer.

He was fined £307 and ordered to pay a £30 surcharge and £85 costs.