Man charged with being Berkeley pub pest

A 37-year-old Barrack Heights man has been charged after repeatedly threatening patrons and staff at the Berkeley Hotel.

Police said the man was drinking at the hotel last Saturday evening when he fell asleep.

Employees then asked the man to leave the hotel, however he became “very aggressive” and began threatening staff, police said.

The man left the hotel when he was told police would be called, however he allegedly returned to the hotel about 11.50pm the same night.

“Police were again called and the accused again left the hotel,” police said.

The man has since been arrested and charged with a number of offences.