Angry dad threatened to burn taxi office to ground
A FATHER infuriated by the early arrival of a taxi made an aggressive phone call to the firm involved, threatening to burn it to the ground.
Gareth Sharpe, 26, made the abusive and threatening phone call to the firm, in Workington, on May 14, Carlisle's Rickergate magistrates' Court heard.
He admitted the offence.
Prosecutor Andy Travis said the taxi involved arrived at the defendant's home to collect his son at 4pm that day but Sharpe, from Egremont, told the driver it should not have come until an hour later.
The defendant, who appeared before Carlisle magistrates' court via video link... read more
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