Trial date on weapons rap

DARREN Richardson, 20, of Tower Knowe, has been remanded in custody after pleading not guilty to two charges of possessing offensive weapons, namely a hammer and a piece of wood.

He also denies breach of the peace and throwing a glass or a bottle at a man. The offences are alleged to have been committed last Wednesday.

The trial was fixed for September 22 and an application for bail was refused.