Man charged with escaping

A 20-year-old man has been returned for trial to Craigavon Crown Court on charges which include escaping from police custody.

Wednesday, 13th April 2016, 7:00 am
The dispute has led to a backlog of 800 cases at the Crown Court

Andrew Gray, whose address was given as Main Street, Waringstown, appeared last Friday at a preliminary enquiry at the local courthouse.

The charges against him allege that on November 7 last year he escaped from lawful police custody and criminal damage to a window and assault on a constable on November 6.

He was returned on his own bail of £300 to appear for arraignment at Craigavon Crown Court on May 19.