A RUNCORN man is to appear in court accused of verbally abusing a female paramedic whilst she was on an emergency call.

Colin Anderson, 50, has been charged with using threatening, abusive and insulting words and behaviour with intent to cause fear or provoke unlawful violence.

It follows an incident on Union Street on Sunday.

Anderson has been released on bail and is due to appear at Warrington Magistrates Court on December 4.