Gilford man to face trial on charges of serious assault

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A 34-year-old Gilford man has been returned for trial to Newry Crown Court charged with a serious assault.

James Samuel Gribben, Church View Villas, Gilford, appeared at a preliminary enquiry last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court.

The charge against him alleges that the defendant unlawfully and maliciously caused grievous bodily harm to a male on August 23 last year.

Gribben was remanded on his own bail of £200 to appear for arraignment at Newry Crown Court sitting on January 10 next year.