Man to appear in court charged with Gloucester bomb hoax


A man will appear at court tomorrow in connection with a bomb hoax in Gloucester yesterday.

Zak Barbar, 49 and of Market Place in Coleford, is charged with making a bomb hoax and will appear in front of magistrates in Cheltenham tomorrow.

During the incident members of the public reported a man making a number of threats to blow himself up in Gloucester City Centre.

No device was found and the incident is not believed to be terrorism related.