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Liverpool man charged after alleged drugs offence in Carlisle bar

[A] court has heard how a Liverpool man was found in a locked toilet cubicle on Sunday June 25 at the Walkabout pub on Botchergate in Carlisle.

Magistrates in Carlisle were told how a door-supervisor from Walkabout went into toilets and could not get into a cubicle as he heard voices and the door was blocked from opening by a man inside, the door was then eventually opened.

Liam Benfield, 26, of Insall Road, Liverpool, was allegedly found in possession of an amount of the controlled drug cocaine with intent to supply to others, also similar alleged offences of heroin and possession of over £400 in cash.

The court was told the value of the drugs was over £1,200.

When the 3-charges were put to Benfield he answered no-plea would be entered, magistrates remanded him in custody to appear at Carlisle Crown Court on July 28.

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