Andover man arrested for suspected assault

A man has appeared in court following a public order incident in Bedser Square, Andover, on Wednesday, November 9.

Steven James Watt, 31, of New Street, Andover, appeared at North West Magistrates’ Court today (Thursday, November 10) charged with:

• 2x common assault

• Burglary other than dwelling with intent to steal

• Possession of a knife blade/sharp pointed article in a public place

• Using threatening/abusive/insulting words or behaviour

He was remanded in custody until Friday, December 2, when he is due to appear at Winchester Crown Court.

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