Former EDL leader's court case adjourned

The former leader of the anti-Islam group the English Defence League has had a court case for assault adjourned.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 3rd February 2016, 4:56 pm
Updated Wednesday, 3rd February 2016, 5:00 pm
Tommy Robinson left the EDL in October 2013
Tommy Robinson left the EDL in October 2013

Stephen Yaxley-Lennon - better known as Tommy Robinson - was due to appear at Peterborough Magistrates’ Court today (Wednesday) to face a charge of assault by beating.

It is said Yaxley-Lennon, 33, of Silsoe, Bedfordshire, assaulted a man at Peterborough Prison on July 16 last year.

However, his solicitors contacted the court to say he was unable to attend due to work commitments.

Stephen Yaxley-Lennon - (aka Tommy Robinson)

The case was adjourned until February 10.

Stephen Yaxley-Lennon - (aka Tommy Robinson)