A MAN has been charged by police in connection with several alleged offences, including threats to kill and false imprisonment.

A statement from Cumbria Police said that Dean Haughan, 31, of Hartington Place, Carlisle, had been charged in connection with the following offences:

* threats to kill;

* assault by beating;

* false imprisonment;

* assaulting a person thereby causing actual bodily harm;

* assaulting a female 13 and over by penetration with part of body.

Police added that Haughan had been remanded in custody ahead of an appearance at Carlisle Crown Court.

He is due to appear on May 28 to face the charges.