A Dundee advocacy worker was loud and aggressive when asked to leave an Angus job centre, a court has been told.
It was alleged Tony Cox, 51, attended Arbroath Jobcentre last January with a benefit claimant having difficulties accessing the centre’s online job finder portal.
Cox is said to have began to shout and swear when work coach Morag Stormont informed him that she would be unable to help if he did not allow the claimant to answer questions on her own.
Ms Stormont told the court she was left “shaken” by Cox’s reaction.
The advocacy worker, of Baxter Park Terrace, Dundee, allegedly then urged the centre manager to phone the police when she asked him to leave.
The 51-year-old also denies behaving in a threatening or abusive manner and lashing out at police who were subsequently called.
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