Motorist held in leg break car horror

Blackpool Magistrates' Court
Blackpool Magistrates' Court
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A joyrider accused of deliberately driving a car he had taken at another man breaking his leg has made his first appearance at court.

Tony Roberts, a 33-year-old scaffolder, of Hodder Avenue, Fleetwood, is charged with maliciously wounding with intent to cause him grievous bodily harm.

The offence is alleged to have take place outside The Docker’s Club, Fleetwood, on October 4.

Roberts is also accused of assaulting a man causing him actual bodily harm in the same incident.

He is further alleged to have taken a Vauxhall Corsa without consent, damaged the car and driven it dangerously on the port’s Station Road without insurance and not in accordance with his licence.

Roberts was remanded in custody to appear at Preston Crown Court on November 11 by Blackpool Magistrates’ Court.