Son claims dad hit him with dumbbell

Blackpool Magistrates' Court
Blackpool Magistrates' Court

A father has made his first appearance in court accused of hitting his son on the hand with a metal dumbbell bar.

Wayne Robinson, 53, of Lindel Road, Fleetwood, pleaded not guilty to assaulting his son in their home town on September 8 this year, Blackpool Magistrates Court was told.

An application for bail was considered by magistrates ahead of the case being adjourned.

Magistrates agreed to bail Robinson as long as he complies with the conditions he lives and sleeps at Lindel Road, Fleetwood and he has no contact with the complainant or goes within 100 metres of Chatsworth Avenue, Fleetwood.

Robinson was bailed until November 13 for trial when he will reappear at the Chapel Street based court.