A HADDINGTON man shouted, swore and made threats during a phone call to the NHS.

Ricky Storrie made the abusive calls where he threatened to destroy property from his home at the town’s Brown Street.

The 31-year-old also behaved in a threatening or abusive manner by swearing and uttering threatening remarks during the incident, which took place on March 19.

Storrie pleaded guilty to the offence during an appearance at Edinburgh Sheriff Court earlier this year and was back in the dock for sentencing.

Sheriff Adrian Cottam heard that the Haddington resident had been of good behaviour since the incident and decided to hand him an admonishment

Storrie admitted to behaving in a threatening or abusive manner, swearing, uttering threats and threatening to damage property during the course of a phone call made to the NHS on March 19.