Young Wigan man accused of domestic violence walks free from court after case collapses

A Wigan man accused of domestic violence has walked free from court after the case against him collapsed.
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Ricki Abbott, 30, of Ormskirk Road, Pemberton, had been charged with assaulting a woman by beating her on July 3 this year.

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He had entered a not guilty plea just two days after the alleged incident.

Now, on returning to Wigan and Leigh Magistrates’ Court, the defendant was told he was free to go after the prosecution offered no evidence and the case was dismissed by the bench.