Man accused of possessing machete as offensive weapon on July 12 has matter sent to Crown Court

Man accused of possessing machete as offensive weapon on July 12 has matter sent to Crown Court

A NEWTOWNARDS man accused of possessing a machete as an offensive weapon on July 12 this year has had the matter sent to the Crown Court.

Norman Reid (62), of Anson Gardens, is also accused of making a threat to kill; assaulting two people and causing criminal damage to a fence.

He appeared at Newtownards Magistrates Court and the case was sent to the Crown Court on a date to be fixed.

The defendant was given £300 bail and is to have no contact with the alleged injured parties and is also not to be under the influence of alcohol in public.