A MAN known to police as 'Fat Boi' has been sentenced in court for threatening violence.

Kieran Lyle, 30, of Meadow Way in Faringdon, admitted using threatening, abusive, or insulting words/behaviour in Tucker Park, Park Road in Faringdon, on June 28.

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He appeared at Oxford Magistrates' Court on July 15 and was handed a community order which includes undertaking 50 hours of unpaid work.

He was also ordered to pay £175 court costs.

Official court documents listed the name Fat Boi as a known 'alias' of Lyle.