A MAN have been jailed after he threatened three people with violence over the course of two days.

Marc Philip Maclellan, 38, used threatening and abusive behaviour towards three people in Fareham on April 28, causing his victims to fear that violence would be used against them.

On the following day, April 29, he used threatening language towards a man in Fareham.

Appearing at Portsmouth Magistrates' Court, he pleaded guilty to four counts of using threatening and abusive behaviour.

Maclellan, of no fixed address, was committed to prison for 16 weeks and was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £128.