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Man who threatened to kill former partner is jailed

Credit: Kent Police

A Kent man who left his former partner fearing for her life has been jailed for 20 months.

Michael Collett, 31, of Norman Road, Broadstairs, forced his way into his former partner's Margate home on Monday 8th June 2016 and threatened to kill her, while pointing an imitation firearm to her head.

On another occasion, he sent her threatening text messages.

Collett pleaded guilty to possessing an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear and threats to kill and to sending malicious communications and possessing controlled Class B drugs.