Wigan man finally admits to assault

A man who waited almost a year to stand trial for causing actual bodily harm has suddenly confessed to the crime.

Friday, 4th June 2021, 3:36 pm
Updated Friday, 4th June 2021, 3:43 pm

Andrew Cunliffe, of Brindley Street in Pemberton, had denied assaulting Alfred Bullough on May 29 last year. The 40-year-old was also charged with sending an indecent or grossly offensive Facebook message to David Bullough on the same day. A trial was due to take place this month at Bolton Crown Court but Cunliffe pleaded guilty and the case was adjourned for sentencing on July 9.

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