Man charged with GBH - Newport Pagnell

29/01/2014

Thames and Chiltern Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has authorised officers from Thames Valley Police to charge a man with grievous bodily harm (GBH) with intent.

Mark Haddock, aged 45, of Peartree Bridge, Milton Keynes, was charged last night in connection with an incident, which occured at The Bull public house, Tickford Street, Newport Pagnell, shortly after 7.30pm on Saturday, 25 January 2014, during which a 56-year-old man sustained a facial injury.

Adrian Foster, Chief Crown Prosecutor for Thames and Chiltern Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said: "Following an investigation by Thames Valley Police, a file was forwarded to us to consider whether any criminal charges could be brought against Mark Haddock.

"Having carefully reviewed all of the available evidence, Thames and Chiltern CPS authorised officers from Thames Valley Police to charge the man with grievous bodily harm with intent (S18).

"The charge is in connection with an incident, which occurred in Newport Pagnell on the evening of 25 January 2014.

"The decision to charge was taken in accordance with the Code for Crown Prosecutors."

Haddock has been remanded in police custody to appear at Milton Keynes Magistrates' Court today, Wednesday, 29 January 2014.