Two men charged with alleged Buxton assault

Two men have been charged after an alleged assault in Buxton last week.

Police were called to Midland Terrace at 12.30am on Friday, 4 October, to reports that a man had been seriously assaulted and threatened with a firearm.

Armed officers were deployed and two men were arrested in connection with the incident.

A replica Berretta gas powered hand gun was also seized.

Gareth Fox, 41, of Macclesfield Road, Buxton, has been charged with one count of wounding with intent and two counts of possessing of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence.

Edward Gaunt, 26, of Fairfield Road, Buxton, has been charged with one count of wounding with intent and one count of possessing of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence.

The pair appeared at Southern Derbyshire Remand Court on Saturday, 5 October, where they were remanded to prison.

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