Man threatened to burn down Wellingborough pub after bouncers told him to leave

He's been sentenced to a community order

Tuesday, 29th June 2021, 7:15 am
The Gloucester, Wellingborough.

A Wellingborough man has been sentenced to a community order after he threatened to burn down a town pub.

Sean Hamblin was at The Gloucester in Church Street at about 10.30pm on May 21 when door staff asked him to leave the venue.

But the 31-year-old then threatened to burn it down using petrol and was later arrested.

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Hamblin, of Pytchley Rise, was charged with threatening to destroy or damage property and pleaded guilty to the offence before magistrates in Northampton.

Last week he was sentenced to a community order with a rehabilitation activity requirement and an alcohol treatment requirement.

Magistrates ordered him to pay costs of £85 and a surcharge to fund victim services of £95.