Brigg man appears in court on robbery and assault charges

Court news.
Court news.

A Brigg man has appeared in court charged with robbing an elderly couple in Scunthorpe.

Harley Newland, 22, of River View, Mill Lane, Brigg, will appear at Grimsby Crown Court on Monday January 12 at 10am charged with robbery, two counts of Section 18 grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of an imitation firearm.

He was remanded in custody when he appeared at Scunthorpe Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday December 29.

A 27-year-old woman arrested has been released on police bail and a 36-year-old man earlier arrested in connection with the incident remain on police bail.

The elderly couple involved in the alleged robbery remain in hospital.