A GREENOCK man charged with behaving in a threatening manner whilst in possession of a knife at a Greenock pub is set for trial before a jury.

Adam Piggot, 20, is accused of repeatedly shouting, swearing and making threats of violence at Chaplins bar on Inverkip Street on August 8 last year.

Piggot, of Maple Road, is further charged with possession of cocaine.

He has pleaded not guilty at the sheriff court through lawyer Aidan Gallagher.

The case is due to be heard next February.