Larne man is contesting assault and 'pick axe' charges

Larne man is contesting assault and 'pick axe' charges

A LARNE man has pleaded not guilty to charges of assaulting a man occasioning him actual bodily harm and possessing an 'offensive weapon' - a 'pick axe handle' - with intent to commit assault.

Thomas Samways (25), of Gardenmore Place, is charged in relation to June 20, 2020.

At Ballymena Magistrates' Court the case was adjourned to August 4 to fix a date for a contest.