Wait­ing to have a lawyer as­signed

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Benny Roberts waits for the start of his ap­pear­ance in pro­vin­cial court in Cor­ner Brook on Tues­day morn­ing. Roberts is fac­ing three counts of as­sault with a weapon and one count of be­ing un­law­fully in a dwelling house. Roberts is ac­cused of as­sault­ing a woman with a broom, a pry­ing tool and a pair of scis­sors ear­lier this month. Dur­ing Tues­day’s ap­pear­ance the court was in­formed that Roberts should have a le­gal aid lawyer as­signed with the next few days and his mat­ter was set to July 25 at 1:30 p.m.

DIANE CROCKER/THE WESTERN STAR

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