Offshore worker to stand trial

OFFSHORE worker William Rowley, of Hawthorn Road, is to stand trial at Norwich Crown Court over allegations that he possessed an offensive weapon - pool balls in a sock - and caused actual bodily harm to Luke Thompson.

OFFSHORE worker William Rowley, of Hawthorn Road, is to stand trial at Norwich Crown Court over allegations that he possessed an offensive weapon - pool balls in a sock - and caused actual bodily harm to Luke Thompson.

The charges relate to an incident in Albion Road, Yarmouth, on May 18.

Yesterday Rowley, 30, was bailed by Yarmouth magistrates to appear at crown court on December 2 for a preliminary hearing.