Spalding man sent to crown court on assault and knife charges

Court news.
Court news.

A Spalding man has been sent in custody to Lincoln Crown Court following an alleged assault and knife incident in the town on Monday morning.

Shaun Ashley Smith (38), of Hereward Road, appeared before magistrates in Lincoln yesterday (Tuesday).

He is accused of assaulting a man, causing actual bodily harm, and of having a knife in a public place, namely Hereward Road.

Magistrates sent Smith to the crown court, where he will appear on August 16 or on a date directed by the court.