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Thursday, November 26, 2020

‘Mallet’ accused has case adjourned to go for contest

A case in which a man is accused of possessing a mallet shaft as an offensive weapon on the Queen Street area of Ballymoney in August last year, has case adjourned following a not guilty plea.

The defendant who appeared in front of Coleraine Magistrates Court sitting at Ballymena on October 30 was Neville Patton (55) listed with an address of Eastburn Drive Ballymoney.

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The accused in addition to possessing an offensive weapon in a public place is said to have also been disorderly and to have assaulted another man, again on the Queen Street area of Ballymoney on the same date, August 3 2019.

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The case was adjourned to November 27 in order to fix a date for contest.

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