Man appears in court after Lincoln Waterside North attack

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A 20-year-old man appeared at Lincoln Magistrates’ Court this morning facing charges of grievous bodily harm after attacking a man on the street.

The incident happened at around 6pm on Friday, March 24 on Croft Street, near to the YMCA.

A 36-year-old local man was left with “malicious wounding”, and is being treated in hospital at the time of writing. Lincolnshire Police say his injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

Ryan Townhill (20), of no fixed abode, has been charged with GBH and will appear before Lincoln Magistrates on Monday, March 27.

Update: The case has been moved to Lincoln Crown Court. Further details will be published as soon as they are known.

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