York Minster Assault: Man In Court
11:24am 8th July 2013
A 42-year-old man is due to appear at York Magistrates’ Court today (Monday 8 July 2013) charged with two counts of assault following an incident at York Minster on Sunday.
The man, who is of no fixed address, has also been charged with engaging in violent behaviour in a church, say North Yorkshire Police.
Officers were called at around 10am on Sunday 7 July 2013, following reports of an assault at York Minster.
It is alleged a man tried to gain access to an ongoing service and assaulted two members of staff when he was refused entry.
The staff members were not seriously injured in the incident.
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