New trial date to be set
ESKASONI — A Lunenburg County man is to return to Supreme Court next week to receive a new trial date.
Don Ashley Johnson, 29, is charged with sexual assault with a weapon and unlawful confinement.
The offences are alleged to have occurred May 19, 2016, in Eskasoni.
Johnson, a resident of Gold River, has elected to be tried by Supreme Court judge alone and was scheduled to receive a trial date Monday.
A trial date is now expected to be set Feb. 21.