Rabelani Collen Nyamande, aged 25, of The Level, Colby, has been charged with threatening behaviour.

The offence is alleged to have been committed on September 23 last year.

He did not appear in court and prosecuting advocate Barry Swain said that it is thought that Mr Nyamande has left the island and is in South Africa, but is due to return in June.

The case was adjourned until June 8 while further inquiries are made.