Man, aged 51, in dock over firearm incident in village pub

PUBLISHED: 07:34 12 August 2016 | UPDATED: 07:34 12 August 2016

Police blocked off Broad Street on Sunday evening.

Police blocked off Broad Street on Sunday evening.

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A man accused of taking a gun into The Golden Lion pub in Wrington intending to endanger life has appeared in court.

Keith Hayward, of Lyecross Road, appeared at North Somerset Courthouse near Weston-super-Mare on Tuesday.

Hayward, aged 51, will next appear at Bristol Crown Court at the end of the month. However, he has been remanded in custody.

A second man was arrested on suspicion of assault, but he has not at this stage been charged with any offence.

Police closed Wrington’s Broad Street for several hours on Sunday evening while they ensured the neighbourhood was safe.


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