Tyne & Wear

Man accused of attempting to murder policeman appears in court

A man has appeared in court accused of trying to kill a police officer.

Michael Walker, 28, from Cornhill, West Denton, Newcastle, is charged with attempted murder, assault and assaulting a police officer.

Mr Walker appeared at Newcastle Crown Court via video link from HMP Durham. He did not enter a plea.

A plea and directions hearing will take place on 19 February. There was no application for bail and he was remanded in custody.

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