Sheffield man denies threatening to kill South Yorkshire Police officer

A Sheffield man is due to stand trial accused of making threats to kill a South Yorkshire Police officer, after he pleaded not guilty to the offence.

A Sheffield man is due to stand trial accused of making threats to kill a South Yorkshire Police officer, after he pleaded not guilty to the offence.

24-year-old James Maughan denied the offence, which is alleged to have taken place on March 6 this year, during a short hearing held at Sheffield Crown Court this afternoon.

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Judge Paul Watson QC remanded Maughan, of Reney Avenue, Greenhill into custody until the date of his trial, which is scheduled to take place this summer.