Wigan man accused of attacking trio, including arresting officer

A young man is accused of attacking three people - including the bobby trying to arrest him - in Wigan town centre while armed with a knife and truncheon.

Tuesday, 6th November 2018, 8:40 am
Updated Tuesday, 6th November 2018, 9:44 am
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court

Carl Robinson, of Springfield Street, Springfield, appeared before borough justices charged with assaulting Taylor James, Jamie Hock and a PC Powell in the execution of his duty.

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The 21-year-old is also accused of possessing an extendable baton and a folding knife with a blade longer than 3ins.

He was released on unconditional bail pending a first appearance before a Bolton Crown Court judge on November 28.