Two men charged after woman is assaulted in Chester Date published: 19th June 2019 12.08pm

Two men have been charged following an assault in the Blacon area of Chester.

Lee Ward, 38, and William Perks, 29, were both arrested in the area at around 12.45pm on Sunday 16 June.

Ward was arrested on Bridgeman Road and Perks was arrested in Stubbs Place.

They were arrested in connection with reports of a woman having been assaulted on Treborth Road at approximately 4.45am that day.

The woman, a 28-year-old from Chester, did not require hospital treatment following the incident.

Ward, of Wordsworth Crescent, Blacon, Chester, and Perks, of Churchill Drive, Tarporley, have subsequently been charged with a number of offences.

Ward has been charged with assault by beating, possessing an offensive weapon in a public place, driving while disqualified and driving without insurance.

Perks has been charged with attempted assault, possessing an offensive weapon in a public place, possessing a bladed article in a public place and resisting arrest.

The pair appeared at Chester Magistrates’ Court yesterday, Tuesday 18 June.

They were remanded in custody to appear at Chester Crown Court on Tuesday 16 July.