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Men appear in court charged in connection with Selston incident

January 10, 2019
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Two men have appeared in court charged in connection with a public order incident in Selston.

Darren Thornley, 47, of Valentine Avenue, Selston, is charged with possession of an offensive weapon in a public place, attempted robbery and threatening a person with a blade in a public place.

Richard Thornley, 44, of no fixed address, is charged with possession of an offensive weapon in a public place and attempted robbery.

Both men appeared at Mansfield Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Wednesday 9 January 2019). They were remanded in custody to appear at Nottingham Crown Court on 6 February 2019.

It follows a report of an incident at a property in Upper Mexborough Road, Selston, on Tuesday (8 January 2019).

We were called to a report that a man had been head-butted and threatened with a machete.

Officers were quickly on the scene and arrested two men as they drove away from the property. A machete was recovered from the seized vehicle.

Incident Number: 
000144-08012019

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