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Harlow man charged with possession of knuckleduster and machete at railway station

Crime / Thu 17th Jun 2021 at 02:45pm

A HARLOW man is set to stand trial over charges that he was in possession of a knuckleduster and a machete at a railway station.

Luke Burd, aged 31, of Westfield, Harlow was charged with the following.

On April 8th, 2020 at Crewe Railway Station, Nantwich Road, Crewe, without lawful authority or reasonable excuse, had with you in a public place, Crewe Railway Station, an offensive weapon, a knuckleduster.
Contrary to section 1(1) of the Prevention of Crime Act 1953.

On April 8th, 2020 at Crewe Railway Station, Nantwich Road, Crewe, without lawful authority or reasonable excuse, had with you in a public place, Crewe Railway Station, an article which had a blade or was sharply pointed, namely a machete.
Contrary to section 139(1) and (6) of the Criminal Justice Act 1988.

Burd has pleaded not guilty.

A trial date of July 7th, 2021 at Chester Crown Court has been set.



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2 Comments for Harlow man charged with possession of knuckleduster and machete at railway station:

Joel Steadman
2021-06-18 21:05:32

You Might want to get you fact(s) correct. He hasn't been charged. Stop spreading malicious lies

Someone with a brain
2021-06-20 20:06:12

Hey Joel, You can be charged by the police with an offence and then go to trial where the charges are applied leading to a conviction. Learn the legal system before you start screaming and kicking about things you clearly do not understand, eh?

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