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Man who denies armed burglary and assault to stand jury trial

A 46 year old Stroud man who denies armed burglary and assault with intent to cause serious harm will stand jury trial on 1st July, a Gloucester judge ruled.

Harley Yearwood, of Church Road, Cainscross, Stroud entered not guity pleas to the two allegations when he appeared at Gloucester crown court.

Mr Yearwood is accused of stealing two jiffy bags during a burglary on 18th February this year in Kings Road, Stroud when he was allegedly armed with an an imitation firearm, a cosh and a machete.

He also denies assaulting Daniel Banks with intent to cause him grievous bodily harm.

Recorder Christopher Quinlan QC fixed the trial for 1st July and remanded Mr Yearwood in custody until that date.

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