Man to go on trial accused of assaulting baby boy found with serious head injuries at house in Birstall

A man has is to go on trial accused of assaulting a baby who was found with serious injuries at a house in West Yorkshire.

Monday, 25th November 2019, 3:41 pm
Updated Monday, 25th November 2019, 3:52 pm

A man has is to go on trial accused of assaulting a baby who was found with serious injuries at a house in West Yorkshire.

Taylor Biggins, 24, appeared before Leeds Crown Court today (Monday) where he pleaded not guilty to a charge of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

The baby boy was found unresponsive in the property in Birstall on October 25 this year.

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Leeds Crown Court

Biggins, of Middlegate, Birstall, appeared in court via a video link from Leeds prison for the plea and trial preparation hearing.

The alleged offence is said to have taken place between October 23 and 26.

A trial date was set for April 14 next year and is expected to last between four and five days.

Biggins was returned to custody after the hearing.