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Men Charged With Making Threats To Kill In Newport

Two men have been charged with making threats to kill in Newport.

It follows an incident at an address in St Johns Road on the evening of Friday, June 10.

Following enquiries, two people were arrested and charged with offences:

  • Joshua Parker, aged 29, formerly of Culver Parade in Sandown, charged with making threats to kill, and racially aggravated common assault.
  • Luke Thorpe, aged 31, of Arnold Road in Cowes, charged with making threats to kill.

They were both remanded in custody to appear at Isle of Wight Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Monday).

At the hearing, they were remanded further to appear at Isle of Wight Crown Court on July 26.