EDL leader Stephen Lennon denies assault charge
- 24 June 2011
- From the section Lancashire
The founder of the English Defence League (EDL) has denied assault after an altercation at a Lancashire rally.
Stephen Lennon, also known as Tommy Robinson, was arrested in connection with a brawl at the EDL demonstration in Blackburn on 2 April.
He denied common assault against Alan McKee when he appeared at Blackburn Magistrates' Court and was given bail.
Mr Lennon, 28, of Luton, Bedfordshire, will go on trial at Preston Magistrates' Court on 29 September.