Birmingham man charged with church break-in and McDonald’s disturbance in Falkirk

Falkirk Trinity Church was broken into on October 19
Falkirk Trinity Church was broken into on October 19
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A 42-year-old man has been charged with breaking into Falkirk Trinity Church and acting threateningly towards staff in McDonald’s.

John Gilligan, of 3 Tenby Towers, Willets Road, Birmingham, is facing three charges of breaking into the church in Manse Place on Monday, October 19, stealing a laptop, accessories and a screen, as well as another two of behaving in a threatening manner in McDonald’s in Falkirk’s High Street the following day and breaking a toilet roll holder by kicking it.

During the alleged outburst in McDonald’s, he is also accused of shouting and swearing and refusing to calm down.

He has already appeared at Falkirk Sheriff Court for the offences.