Duo accused of assault to face trial

Two Wiganers accused of beating up a man will face trial after denying the offences.

Friday, 25th May 2018, 3:51 pm
Updated Friday, 25th May 2018, 3:56 pm
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court

Leanne Liptrot and Linda Liptrot both faced identical charges of assaulting Mark Bentham by beating when they appeared at Wigan and Leigh Magistrates’ Court.

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Both Leanne Liptrot, who is 35 and from Vincent Way, and 55-year old Linda Liptrot of Anson Place in Marsh Green, pleaded not guilty.

The alleged incident took place on November 7 last year.

Both defendants will now return to the same court on July 23. They were released on unconditional bail.