Man to stand trial over machete attack outside Sheffield McDonald’s

A man charged in connection with a machete attack outside a Sheffield branch of McDonald’s is set to stand trial, after entering not guilty pleas at court yesterday.

Monday, 13th May 2019, 4:26 pm

Daouda Sy, aged 21, of Wensley Street, Grimesthorpe, denied charges of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and affray, during a hearing held at Sheffield Crown Court yesterday afternoon.

Sy was charged with the offences following an incident outside McDonald’s on High Street in in which a 47-year-old man was injured on January 31 this year.

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Police officers outside McDonald's in Sheffield city centre after a man was attacked in January

A trial date has been fixed for July 3 this year.

The Recorder of Sheffield, Judge Jeremy Richardson QC, remanded Sy into custody until his next court appearance on June 3