Burglary charge man broke back

Magistrates have adjourned the case of a man who broke his back in a road accident. Scott Milliner, 41, has been released from the spinal injuries unit where he was taken on March 7 and is recovering at home in Windsor Terrace, Amble.

He faces two charges of burglary at the Hermitage Inn, Warkworth, and one of receiving a stolen mobile phone.

The case was adjourned until May 20 for committal to crown court.