Nelson man (27) in court for ‘failing to return to prison’

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A Nelson man has appeared before Burnley magistrates, accused of failing to return to prison.

Christopher Paul (27) was said to have been wanted on recall on April 4th.

Paul, of Selby Street, also faces three allegations of breaching a restraining order in Nelson.

Those offences are alleged to have taken place on February 14th, 15th and 16th.

The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charges and was remanded in custody.

His trial will be held on August 4th.