Axe man appears in court

A 24-year-old March man has appeared at Peterborough Magistrates Court today (Tuesday) charged with a variety of offences including wielding an axe in public.

Dominic Houghton is charged with affray, assault by beating, two counts of criminal damage and three counts of possessing an offensive weapon in a public place.

He was arrested at 6pm on Friday in Morton Avenue, March.

Mr Houghton was remanded in custody and committed to Crown Court, where he will appear via video link on October 29.