South Yorkshire man admits using threatening behaviour with a fork during street dispute

An offender has admitted using threatening behaviour with a fork during a dispute in the street with another man.

Thursday, 20th August 2020, 7:00 am

Shane Williamson, aged 41, of Pontefract Road, Barnsley, squared up to another man on Pontefract Road before the defendant pulled out a fork, according to a Sheffield Crown Court hearing on August 18.

Robert Sandford, defending, said Williamson and the other man squared up to each other and as the other man turned on him the defendant pulled out a fork.

Mr Sandford added the incident lasted a few minutes as they walked up the street and through the Iceland car park.

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A man has pleaded guilty at Sheffield Crown Court, pictured, to using threatening behaviour with a fork during a dispute in the street.

He added Williamson has had a drug problem but has been doing well to beat his addiction to the cannabinoid drug spice.

Williamson, who has previous convictions, pleaded guilty to using threatening behaviour after the incident on February 17.

Recorder Adrian Langdale QC adjourned the case to consider a probation report before sentencing on September 15.