AN arrest warrant has been issued in the case of a Newtown man accused of using threatening behaviour towards a police officer.

Jonathan Dace, 46, is accused of being threatening towards PC Woosnam in Turners Lane, Newtown, on March 18.

Dace, of Victoria Vaults, Newtown, had been due to attend Welshpool Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, April 9.

He failed to attend and the bench ordered a warrant for his arrest, without bail.