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 Magistrates‚Äô 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: ‚ÄúI‚Äôm happy to co-operate with the investigation and looking forward to the opportunity to defend myself against the allegations.‚ÄĚ
Officers from North Yorkshire Police were called to a report of an ‚Äúongoing assault‚ÄĚ 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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