Trial for suspect accused of abusing homeless man in Wigan

A man has denied a number of serious offences relating to the abuse of a man in Wigan.

Friday, 22nd March 2019, 7:56 am
Updated Friday, 22nd March 2019, 9:03 am
Bolton Crown Court

Cieran Harrison, of Logwood Place, will stand trial at Bolton Crown Court accused of grievous bodily harm and actual bodily harm against Jamshid Mohammadi on February 11.

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This is in relation to a report made to police that a homeless man had his benefits stolen and was assaulted with a golf club, causing serious injury.

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Harrison, 32, will be tried at Bolton Crown Court on July 8.

Meanwhile Cameron Foley, of Ince Green Lane, who was co-accused with Harrison over the robbery, has pleaded guilty to that charge along with a count each of burglary and attempted burglary but has yet to be sentenced.

He is next due to appear before a Bolton judge on April 8.