A man has appeared in court accused of entering a home in Banbridge and inflicting grievous bodily harm on an occupant.
The 35-year-old was set bail conditions which banned him from speaking to a co-accused and prohibited him from entering Castlewellan Road.
Jason Mooney, of Bridge Road in Warrenpoint, appeared charged with aggravated burglary and inflicting grievous bodily harm at Banbridge Magistrates’ Court, sitting at Newry, on Thursday.
As the charges were read, it was heard that the defendant is alleged to have entered a property in Banbridge armed with a wooden baton and inflicted grievous bodily harm on a male on the premises.
Standing in the dock, Mooney confirmed that he understood the charges.
A constable said that she believed she could connect the defendant to the charges before the court.
Prosecution made an application for a five week adjournment for an update on the full file in the case.
Mooney was released on his own bail of £250 to appear again on February 6.
Conditions of his bail included that he does not enter Castlewellan Road in Banbridge and to have no contact with the alleged injured party or his co-accused.