Dewsbury man in custody over soldier knockdown

Dewsbury man in custody over soldier knockdown

A DEWSBURY man charged after a soldier was knocked down by a car outside a Batley nightclub has been remanded in custody.

Hamza Ali Hussain, 23, of Middle Road, Westtown, appeared at Leeds Magistrates’ Court on Friday morning charged with section 18 wounding.

Joshua Adams-Mitchell, a 21-year-old soldier, was knocked down by a blue Mercedes outside the TBC nightclub on Bradford Road at 4.41am on New Year’s Day.

He suffered a fractured cheekbone and eye socket and bruising to his face and body.

Two men aged 21 and 27 were also arrested in connection with the incident but were released pending further investigation.

Magistrates sent Hussain’s case to Leeds Crown Court, where he will first appear on Friday, February 1.

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