Adjournment in case against pair accused over dogs' attack on postman
A POSTMAN was left disabled after a savage attack by two Rottweilers, a court was told. At a hearing at Cambridge Magistrates Court yesterday (Monday), not guilty pleas to charges of being in control of a dog causing an injury in a private location were
A POSTMAN was left disabled after a savage attack by two Rottweilers, a court was told.
At a hearing at Cambridge Magistrates' Court yesterday (Monday), not guilty pleas to charges of being in control of a dog causing an injury in a private location were entered on behalf of millionaire businessman Robert Stewart, 44, and his daughter Emma Stewart, 22.
The charges relate to the attack on postman Keith Davies, from Royston, which took place near the Stewarts' mansion in Gazeley Lane, Trumpington, on December 22 last year.
Neither of the Stewarts was in court for the hearing, which saw prosecutor Paul Brown request a crown court date due to the severity of Mr Davies' injuries and the complicated legal issues involved.
You may also want to watch:
Elaine Havord, representing the accused, did not oppose this.
Mr Stewart, managing director of Stevenage Packaging and former Royston Town Football Club chairman, had the dogs put down following the incident.
- 1 Community rallies together to clean up church after 'mindless' vandalism
- 2 Church foodbank receives donation to help families in need
- 3 New care home for Royston unanimously approved
- 4 From Hertfordshire to the Strictly dancefloor: 7 Strictly Come Dancing contestant from the county
- 5 Magic show set to go Wrong on stage at Cambridge Arts Theatre
- 6 Bassingbourn Barracks: New chapter for Army’s flagship operational training centre
- 7 Cambridge Country Show promises 'something for everybody'
- 8 Nuthampstead Olympic Shooter takes bronze in Tokyo
- 9 Train services resume after earlier disruption at Royston
- 10 Stunning snap causes stir online
Magistrates declined jurisdiction over the case which was adjourned to November 27 for committal to crown court.