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Man charged after alleged baseball bat attack

A suspect has appeared in court after reports of a man being attacked with a baseball bat.

The alleged attack happened in Serlby Park Drive, Bircotes, at around 4am on Friday (5 November 2021).

Jordan Woodcock, aged 29, from Beehive Street, Retford, appeared at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on Monday charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent, assault occasioning actual bodily harm, possession of an offensive weapon in a public place and threatening a person with a blade/sharply pointed article in a public place.

He was remanded in custody and is next due to appear at Nottingham Crown Court on 6 December.

Detective Inspector Gayle Hart, from Nottinghamshire Police, said: “The force treats all incidents of violence, particularly involving weapons, extremely seriously and our officers will always investigate and relentlessly pursue individuals believed to be responsible for these sort of serious crimes.”

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