Flamingo Land Boss Charged with Assault
Gordon Gibb (36) and the boss of Yorkshire’s Flamingo Land Theme Park has appeared in court charged with assaulting a ticket seller apparantly selling “two-for-one” tickets outside the theme park gates without permission.
Gibb, who denies the charge, appeared at Scarborough Magistratesâ€™ Court for a pre-trial review yesterday and is due to stand trial at the same court on February 21.
Speaking after the hearing, he said: â€śIâ€™m happy to co-operate with the investigation and looking forward to the opportunity to defend myself against the allegations.â€ť
Officers from North Yorkshire Police were called to a report of an â€śongoing assaultâ€ť at the site near Malton about 10.30am on Saturday, July 28, and arrived within 15 minutes. Gibb was arrested and later released on bail. He was charged on August 28.
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