Grays man set to stand trial over harassment charge

Basildon Magistrates Court

A GRAYS man is set to stand trial over a number of harassment charges.

David Steingold, aged 45, of London Road, Grays has been charged with the following.

On 15/05/2019 at Grays, with intent to cause a woman harassment, alarm or distress, used threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour or disorderly behaviour, thereby causing that person or another harassment, alarm or distress.

Between 21/09/2019 and 24/09/2019 at Grays caused a male to fear that violence would be used against him by your course of conduct which you knew or ought to have known would cause fear of violence to a male on each occasion in that he attended the complainant’s workplace demanding £500 or he would break the shop window, that he returned on several occasions to the shop and demanding money, making threats and to do it his way or face the consequences, making cut throat motions towards the complainant, causing damage to a window at the victim’s workplace, and was aggressive and swearing and brandishing a bottle of vodka.

Steingold has been remanded on conditional bail.

He is due to return to Basildon Crown Court on January 2nd, 2020.

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