Former North Herts councillor in court over assault and burglary

Iain Findlay was ordered to pay £85 when appearing at Stevenage Magistrates' Court

Iain Findlay was ordered to pay £85 when appearing at Stevenage Magistrates' Court - Credit: Archant

A FORMER councillor has appeared in court charged with assault and burglary.

Richard Harman, of Denby in Letchworth GC resigned from his Letchworth South East seat on North Herts District Council in September last year.

The 51-year-old appeared before Stevenage Magistrates’ court on January 7 charged with causing assault occasioning actual bodily harm to a woman on January 5 between the hours of 10.30pm and 11.15pm at the Jackmans Community Centre in Letchworth GC.

He was also charged with entering a property in Ellice, Letchworth GC as a trespasser with the intent to do damage.

The incident happened on January 5 between the hours of 8pm and 11.15pm.

The case has been adjourned until February 15.