Man (67) is accused of possessing sword as offensive weapon in Larne

Man (67) is accused of possessing sword as offensive weapon in Larne

A 67-year-old Larne man is accused of possessing a sword as an offensive weapon in the vicinity of the town's Albert Street.

Bernard Christopher Pratt, of Church Way, is also accused of assaulting a person on the same date - July 22 this year.

Co-accused Martin Daniel Simpson (34), of Elizabeth Avenue, Larne, is charged with assault.

No further details were given to the court.

At Ballymena Magistrates Court, where the defence solicitor was Andrew Kinney, the cases were adjourned to September 9.