Brierfield man accused of sending daughter (10) out to beg

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A BRIERFIELD man has appeared in court charged with assaulting and neglecting his 10-year-old daughter, sending her out to beg and three counts of supplying heroin.

The 34-year-old man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, had his case sent to Burnley Crown Court by magistrates where it will be heard on June 17th.

He was granted conditional bail and must live and sleep at his home address, must not contact the alleged victim and have no contact with a child aged under 16 in a public place.