A 50-YEAR-OLD man has appeared in court following a disturbance involving a blow torch in a Dunfermline pub.

Matthew Carradice, of Rannoch Drive, Crossford, appeared from custody at Dunfermline Sheriff Court.

He admitted that on Saturday, at Wetherspoon’s Guildhall and Linen Exchange, High Street, he behaved in a threatening or abusive manner by repeatedly swearing, threatening violence and brandishing a blow torch.

He also admitted having an offensive weapon, the blow torch.

Sheriff Craig McSherry called for reports and Carradice will return for sentencing on November 15.