Nelson men in custody after park incident

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Two Nelson men have appeared at Pennine Magistrates’ Court in Burnley charged with attempted theft from a person and a section 47 assault.

Jordan Wilcox (21), of Charles Street, Nelson, and Callum Thomas (21), of Cooper Street, Nelson, both appeared in relation to the incident which took place in Walverden Park, Brunswick Street, Nelson, at approximately 9pm last Sunday.

Both have indicated they will plead guilty at a committal for sentence hearing to be held at Burnley Crown Court on Friday, July 12th.

Both men have been remanded in custody.