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Assault.

On Monday, at the borough police court, Patrick Slaven was charged with assaulting Richard Woods, on Saturday night. The complainant was in the Bridge Inn, when the defendant and some others came in, and they broke a glass, and on the landlord asking who had done it, a disturbance took place, in the course of which the complainant was assaulted by the defendant. Fined 10s and costs; in default 14 days.

Blackburn (Lancashire, England) Standard, August 7, 1861.