Man faces theft charge

A 32-YEAR-OLD man has appeared in court facing charges of theft and affray.

Barry Philip Jephson, of no fixed address, appeared at Scarborough Magistrates’ Court in custody.

He is alleged to have stolen a canister of fuel on January 1 and threatened unlawful violence towards another person on the same date.

Jephson was remanded in custody until February 15, when committal proceedings are due to take place.