Man charged over alleged threats against Theresa May MP

Man charged over alleged threats against Theresa May MP

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Nicola Hine

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Man charged over alleged threats against Theresa May MP
Police have charged a man over alleged threats made against Theresa May MP

A man who allegedly made threats made against Maidenhead MP Theresa May is set to appear in court.

Mark Peter Walker, 39, has been charged with offences relating to four incidents.

Three involved the Home Secretary and were:

- A bomb hoax on November 13, 2012, in Oxfordshire, relating to a bomb threat at a residential address and communicated to Crimestoppers.

- A message sent on November 14, 2012, by electronic communications network which was offensive/indecent/obscene/menacing in character.

- A letter sent on December 29, 2012, in Oxfordshire which conveyed a threat for the purpose of causing distress or anxiety to the recipient or to any other person.

Walker is also charged with making a bomb hoax about a bomb threat relating to a hostel in Windsor on February 15, 2012, which was communicated to a parish councillor.

The offences fall under the Communications Act 2003 and Criminal Act 1977.

Walker, formerly of the Kent area, is set to appear at Oxford Magistrates' Court on March 25.

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