Man faces court on assault charge

A MAN, 45, has faced the Devonport Magistrates Court today charged with two counts of common assault.

The charges relate to an alleged attack on two men, aged 65 and 71, at Sheffield last week on Thursday night, January 23.

The accused was bailed to reappear in court at a later date.

Investigations are continuing into the incident and police expect to lay further charges.

Police have thanked the public for their help so far and urge any witnesses to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.