Londons Burning star John Alford denies police attack

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Grange Hill actor John Alford denies attacking police in bin lorry incident

Share PA Oct 1st 2018 6:30AM Former TV star John Alford has denied attacking two police officers after an incident in which he damaged a bin lorry.

The ex-Grange Hill and London’s Burning actor, 46, of Holloway, north London, gave his name as John James Walker Shannon as he appeared in the dock at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court, telling the hearing that Alford was a stage name.

Ex-Grange Hill star John Alford denies attacking police after bin lorry incident

He pleaded not guilty to two counts of assault on a police officer and guilty to a charge of criminal damage to a refuse collection vehicle belonging to Camden Council.

The actor was unconditionally bailed to appear for trial at the same court in north London on November 29.

Former TV star John Alford has denied attacking two police officers after an incident in which he damaged a bin lorry.

The ex-Grange Hill and Londons Burning actor, 46, of Holloway, north London, gave his name as John James Walker Shannon as he appeared in the dock at Highbury Corner Magistrates Court, telling the hearing that Alford was a stage name.

He pleaded not guilty to two counts of assault on a police officer and guilty to a charge of criminal damage to a refuse collection vehicle belonging to Camden Council.

The actor was unconditionally bailed to appear for trial at the same court in north London on November 29. 

Actor Alford became a famous face played happy go lucky Robbie Wright between 1985 and 1991 on Grange Hill but would later fall on hard times.

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