Man could stand trial over park attack on homeless person
PUBLISHED: 13:52 12 May 2020 | UPDATED: 13:52 12 May 2020
A 32-year-old accused of attacking a homeless man with a socket wrench in a park could stand trial later this year.
Police were called to Park Road near Diss Mere Park, Diss, shortly after 9.40pm on August 17 last year following reports a man had been attacked by another man armed with a metal tool.
The victim, a 32-year-old homeless man, was taken to hospital for treatment following the attack.
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Mark Stagg, of Viscount Close, Diss, has since been charged with wounding/inflicting grievous bodily harm without intent on August 17 last year.
He is also charged with possession of an offensive weapon, namely a socket wrench, at Diss Mere Park on the same date.
The case was listed at Norwich Crown Court on Tuesday (May 12) for a plea and trial preparation hearing (PTPH).
Stagg did not appear but the case has been listed for August 24.
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