Man to contest hatchet-related charges

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A MAN is to contest charges of assaulting a male; having a hatchet as an offensive weapon and damaging a door.

Andrew Yearl (23), of Agivey Court, Garvagh, is alleged to have committed offences on March 7 this year in the Millview Gardens area of Garvagh.

At Coleraine Magistrates Court on Friday, where the defendant’s solicitor was John Murphy, the case was adjourned to October for a contest.

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