Eastbourne man charged with making threats to MP

Eastbourne MP Caroline Ansell speaking in Parliament
Eastbourne MP Caroline Ansell speaking in Parliament

An Eastbourne man has been charged with allegedly making threats towards Eastbourne MP Caroline Ansell.

Mark Sands, 50, a factory worker, of Upperton Gardens, has been charged with sending by a ‘public electronic communication network’ an offensive, indecent, obscene or menacing message on Facebook against Mrs Ansell, according to Sussex Police.

He will appear at Hastings Magistrates’ Court on March 15.