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Man charged following incident in Woodville

Posted on 13th July 2018

A 26-year-old man has been charged with assault occasioning grievous bodily harm and possession of an imitation firearm following an incident in the Woodville area of Swadlincote.

At around 10.50pm on Wednesday, July 11, our officers witnessed the incident on Burton Road that left a 29-year-old man with injuries to his neck.

He was transported to hospital by ambulance. We don’t believe his injuries to be life-threatening.

Jack Oldfield of Stanhope Road, Swadlincote was arrested and later charged. Three knives and an imitation firearm were recovered.

Oldfield appeared before magistrates in Derby on the morning of Friday, July 13 where he was remanded in custody to further appear.

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