Man is charged with having hatchet at town’s Main Street

Ballymena Court

A MAN is charged with possessing an offensive weapon – a hatchet – at Larne’s Main Street.

Thomas Samways (23), with an address listed as Gardenmore Place in Larne, is also charged with two counts of causing criminal damage to a vehicle and making an affray.

The charges relate to October 7 this year.

The case was mentioned at Ballymena Magistrates Court on Thursday where the defendant was given £500 bail and the case was adjourned to November 7.

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