A person accused of being the Somerset Gimp is to face new fees after the case towards him was discontinued.
Joshua Hunt, 31, has been accused of two counts of affray and one depend every of possession of a bladed article and committing an act of outraging public decency.
One of many affray fees and the possession of a bladed article cost associated to an incident in Bleadon, close to Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, on Might 9.
The second affray cost associated to an incident in the identical space on Might 7, whereas the outraging public decency cost associated to an incident in Cleeve on October 25 final yr.
Joshua Hunt, 31, has been accused of two counts of affray and two different associated counts
The costs associated to a collection of incidents involving somebody sporting a black gimp go well with in north Somerset.
A spokesman for the Crown Prosecution Service mentioned the brand new fees relate to the identical incidents.
‘The costs towards Joshua Hunt have been reviewed in accordance with the code for crown prosecutors and proceedings at Bristol Crown Courtroom have been concluded,’ he mentioned.
The costs associated to a collection of incidents involving somebody sporting a black gimp go well with in north Somerset
‘Proceedings have been commenced in relation to 2 different fees opposite to the Public Order Act 1986 and Mr Hunt is because of seem earlier than North Somerset Magistrates’ Courtroom on July 18, 2023.
‘The CPS reminds all involved that legal proceedings towards Joshua Hunt are lively and that he has the proper to a good trial.
‘This can be very necessary that there needs to be no reporting, commentary or sharing of knowledge on-line which may in any means prejudice these proceedings.’
Hunt, of Claverham, Somerset, had been resulting from face trial at Bristol Crown Courtroom in November.