Man sentenced after threatening to ‘set himself alight and blow up Louth hospital’

A 28-year-old man has been sentenced after threatening to set himself alight and blow up Louth hospital.
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Tyson Paul Ashton, of no fixed abode, made the threats towards NHS staff members at the hospital on October 9.

Court documents reveal that Ashton was holding a lighter and a can of butane gas at the time.

Ashton appeared at Lincoln Magistrates’ Court on October 10, and pleaded guilty to the offence.

He was fined £200 and ordered to pay an additional £34 victim surcharge.

The defendant’s guilty plea was taken into account by the court when sentencing.