Two before magistrates over Christmas attack

Two men have appeared before Mansfield magistrates charged with assaulting a 20-year-old reveller during a festive night out in Mansfield yesterday (22nd May).

The charges relate to an incident which occurred outside After Dark nightclub at around 11.45pm on 29th December last year.

George Fessey (25), of Oak Tree Court, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, and Brendan Hardy (39), of The Fieldings, Sutton, entered no pleas to the charge of unlawful and malicious wounding with intent.

They were bailed unconditionally to appear at Nottingham Crown Court on 5th June.