Hoaxer dialled 999 and said he had planted a bomb at the RVI which would explode in two minutes
A hoaxer who claimed to have planted a bomb in a city centre hospital has been jailed.
James Wilson dialled 999 and said a device “would explode in two minutes” at Newcastle’s RVI .
The lying pest then followed it up with another emergency call 13 minutes later to complain about the treatment he had received as a patient at the hospital.
A court heard he was quickly traced and arrested and it was not necessary to evacuate the hospital.
Prosecutor Emma Dowling told Newcastle Crown Court: “The defendant said, in a very brief call, he had put a bomb in the hospital and it would go off in two... read more
- 11:55 Sun publisher settles 'six-figure' hacking claims
- 11:55 44% of Brits over 35 experience eye strain at least once a week but...
- 11:55 Sunderland launch Chris Martin move after Ben Woodburn and Jon...
- 11:55 Alexis Sanchez spotted arriving for training ahead of Manchester...
- 11:55 King of the Diddymen Ken Dodd getting the 'best care' from NHS staff
- 11:54 Scotland’s first Eagle Lab will use technology to help businesses...
- 11:54 Denise Welch in tears recalling the devastating moment she realised...
- 11:54 Kettering personal trainer facing the chop for charity!
- 11:54 Corby MP re-appointed as ministerial aid
- 11:54 Alexander Wang is set to break with the traditional fashion...
- 11:53 Grants on offer for young achievers and community groups
- 11:52 President Trump took this test to show he does not have dementia....
- 11:52 Belvoir Street – what was done before, can also be done again
- 11:52 Fortnite DOWN - Server status latest as Battle Royale offline ahead...
- 11:52 Young girl could be taken off mother because she's overweight,...
- 11:52 Avengers Infinity War: Scarlett Johansson teases Black Widow movie...
- 11:52 Council pays tribute to Shane Gilmer
- 11:52 Body of misisng 26-year-old Ellesmere Port volunteer found
- 11:51 Greggs looking to add vegan options to its menu
- 11:51 Ferrari claims its building Tesla Roadster rival and says it’ll be...
- 11:50 Donald Trump ‘told porn star ex she reminded him of Ivanka’
- 11:50 Nigerian businessman sentenced for his part in £1.28m Lincolnshire...
- 11:49 Fire and Fury: Trump exposé to become television series
- 11:49 Riddings medical student fundraising for water charity mountain trek
- 11:49 Greggs looking to add vegan options to its menu
- 11:48 Greggs looking to add vegan options to its menu
- 11:48 King of the Diddymen Ken Dodd getting the 'best care' from NHS staff
- 11:47 Andy Carroll poses with his wife Billie Mucklow after a yoga...
- 11:47 A dream come true for Banbury garage owner
- 11:46 Rutland County Council proposes 4.99 per cent council tax rise