Ear pair accused in court

Crime news
Crime news

Two men accused of being involved in an incident in which a man’s ear was partially severed have made their first appearance in court.

Andrew Benson, 28, of Homestead Drive and Patrick Bowker, 27, of Macbeth Road, both of Fleetwood, pleaded not guilty to inflicting grievous bodily harm.

The offence is alleged to have taken place in Ma Kelly’s bar, Fleetwood, on April 27.

The defendants were bailed to appear at Preston Crown Court on October 22 by District Judge Huw Edwards sitting at Blackpool Magistrates’ Court.