Man accused of two assaults in Burnley in one day

A 20-year-old man has appeared before Burnley magistrates, accused of two assaults in the town on one day.

Wednesday, 12th September 2018, 10:00 am
Updated Wednesday, 12th September 2018, 10:07 am
Burnley Magistrates' Court

Bradley Terence Watson is alleged to have hit Nicholas Thompson in the face with either a glass or bottle, causing a "nasty" cut.

Watson, of Melrose Avenue, Burnley, is accused of wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm. He also faces an allegation of common assault, against a young woman. Both alleged offences are said to have occurred on April 2nd.

The defendant will have his case heard at the crown court and will face a pre-trial preparation hearing on October 15th.