A Dartford man has appeared in court after threatening to burn down someone's house with them inside.

David Hamilton admitted to threatening to burn a woman's house down with her inside it on July 27, 2021.

The 55-year-old intended to cause her fear that the threat would be carried out.

Hamilton, of Temple Hill in Dartford, was fined £369 for the offence during a hearing at Medway Magistrates' Court on February 16, 2022.

This includes a fine of £350, £34 to fund victim services and costs of £85 to the CPS.

Hamilton was also issued with a restraining order to not contact the woman directly or indirectly until February 15, 2024.

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