Denies having gun at kids’ care home

LOW Fulney man John Bycroft denies two charges of trespass with firearms at a children’s care home in Holbeach.

Bycroft (66), of Weston Hills Road, is accused of trespassing with a shotgun at The Three Chestnuts Residential Home on April 25 and of trespass at the same place on the same date with a slaughtering pistol.

Spalding magistrates on Thursday adjourned the cases for trial at the court on Thursday, December 15. Bycroft was given unconditional bail.