A man has denied threatening police and members of the public with a fake gun.

James Quinn, 23, appeared at Kingston Crown Court on Monday to enter a plea to one charge of possessing an imitation firearm with intent to cause others fear of violence.

It is alleged that Mr Quinn used a white plastic imitation hand gun to threaten PC Nicolaou, PC Brameld and members of the public with.

Police were called to a home in Richmond Road at about 7am on Thursday, February 27 at the time.

Mr Quinn, of Ham Close in Richmond, will next appear at Kingston Crown Court in the week beginning June 16.