A WOMAN has been charged after a young girl was threatened with a pair of scissors in the town centre earlier this week.

Osarere Isaac, 28, of Windermere Road, has been charged with attempted section 18 wounding.

A police spokesperson told the Chronicle: “Just before 2pm on Tuesday it is reported that a woman approached a five-year-old girl near the Glass Works and grabbed her, before threatening her with a pair of scissors.

“The girl was unharmed in the incident.

“Isaac appeared before Barnsley Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday and has been remanded into police custody to appear before court at a later date.”