Suspended sentence for Peterborough man who made hoax call saying there was a bomb at city police station

A Peterborough man who made a hoax call saying there was a bomb at Thorpe Wood Police Station has been given a suspended sentence.

Monday, 19th April 2021, 5:00 am

Jamal Waret appeared at Peterborough Magistrates’ Court last week where he admitted making the hoax call in September last year.

Waret (48), of Northfield Road Waret, of Northfield Road pleaded guilty to communicating to Cambridgeshire Constabulary information which he knew or believed to be false, with the intention of inducing in that person or any other person a false belief that a thing liable to explode or ignite was present in Thorpe Wood Police Station.

He was given a six month prison sentence, suspended for 12 months, and was ordered to take part in a Rehabilitation Activity Requirement for a maximum of 20 days.

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Peterborough Magistrates' Court

He as also ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £128, and costs of £85.