Man to appear at crown court

A 20 year-old-man has pleaded not guilty to three charges of assault in Alnwick and will have his case heard at Newcastle Crown Court.

Michael Thomas Wood, from Boland Road, Lynemouth, faces two counts of actual bodily harm, plus one of wounding.

The incidents were alleged to have happened on Bondgate Within on May 17, 2014.

He appeared at Mid and South East Northumberland Magistrates’ Court, in Bedlington on Thursday and denied the charges. His case is listed for Thursday, February 5, at the crown court.