A sick stalker who threatened to throw acid in his victim's face - and then called a police officer investigating him to brag he would never been caught - has been jailed.
Charlie Brooker, 30, carried out a campaign of abuse towards a woman - making threats made towards her in person as well as through texts, emails and online messages.
He also threatened to harm the victim’s partner and damage her property.
On one occasion, he went to her house and was seen holding a craft knife.
Brooker learned that his victim had gone to the police about his behaviour in December and left his home, sold his car and took steps to conceal his location from investigators.
He was jailed for two years and four months in prison.
Police Constable Thomas Moss who investigated the case said: "Brooker has shown himself to be a threatening and dangerous criminal. »