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Barnstaple man denies numerous charges of child neglect

By North Devon Journal  |  Posted: October 07, 2016


North Devon Magistrates' Court.

A Barnstaple man accused of numerous charges of child neglect has appeared in court.

The 26-year-old man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, pleaded not guilty to five charges of assault, ill treatment, and / or neglect of a child, at North Devon Magistrates Court, on October 7.

The alleged offences took place between May 12, 2012 and March 1, 2016.

Magistrates committed the case to Exeter Crown Court, where the defendant will stand trial on October 21, at 9.30am.

He was granted unconditional bail.

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