Shouted ‘I hope you get blown up’

A man has appeared in court after telling police he hopes they “get blown up”.

Stephen Coyle (34), of 29 Mimosa Court, Derry admitted using disorderly behaviour at Foyle Road on June 20.

The court heard that the defendant shouted: “Tiochfaidh ar la, I hope you get blown up.” Police were responding to a report of a disturbance at Foyle Road. The defendant and two other females were intoxicated, the court heard. The case was adjourned until August 30 to allow a pre-sentence probation report to be completed. Coyle was on probation when the offence took place.