Arrest warrant withdrawn for Ulverston man in hospital
Published at 11:51, Wednesday, 21 May 2014
AN arrest warrant issued when an Ulverston man failed to turn up in court has been withdrawn after it emerged he didn’t appear because he was in hospital.
Stephen Lewis Coates, of County Square, Ulverston, was set to face a string of charges at Furness Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday. (20)
The case was listed again today (21) but it was made clear he was unable to appear due to illness.
Coates, 38, is accused of possession of a knife on May 6, burglary on May 2 where it is claimed he stole a Ridgeback mountain bike worth £400 and a pair of cycling shoes valued at £40.
He is also charged with six counts of theft from shops in Ulverston town centre.
These include the alleged theft of goods such as cheese, perfume, personal care items, washing powder, socks coffee, lager and steak. The alleged offences took place between March 8 and 10.
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk
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