Woman accused of helping brother flee alleged stabbing
STACEY Cregan will stand trial accused of helping her brother flee the scene of an alleged stabbing.
Miss Cregan, 31, has appeared in court charged with assisting an offender after the incident at a house in Rochdale last month.
Her brother, Dean Michael Moores, 37, is accused of causing injury to a Mr Ryan Lever on September 5.
The court was told Miss Cregan is accused of driving Mr Moores away from the scene and then washed the clothes he was wearing at the time.
Wearing, a white blouse, a grey suit jacket and jeans, Miss Cregan appeared in the dock but spoke only to confirm her identity and to formally enter a not guilty plea to the charge of assisting an offender.
Mr Moores appeared via videolink from HMP Manchester.
He denied a charge of wounding with intent however pleaded guilty to a less serious charge of assault causing grievous bodily harm.
Mr Moores also admitted a charge of the cultivation of cannabis.
In a statement issued after the pair were charged, GMP said: “Shortly before 2pm on Wednesday 5 September, police were called to an address on Manchester Road, Rochdale, to a report a man had been stabbed.”
The pair will now stand trial next February. Judge Stuart Driver QC remanded Mr Moores into custody but granted Miss Cregan bail. He said: “Your trial will take place on the 19th February. You must attend on that date, if you do not you will committing an offence and the trial may proceed in your absence.”