In Pics - Crystal Palace footballer makes first court appearance and denies assault

Crystal Palace star Jason Puncheon,31, denies assaulting nightclub bouncer in street brawl

He was  arrested on December 17 after allegedly getting embroiled in a fight between two girls at Mishiko in Reigate, Surrey.

Injured, Puncheon, will now stand trial after allegedly using his belt to attack a doorman.

He arrived at Guildford Magistrates’ Court in Surrey on crutches this morning after he suffered a serious knee-ligament injury in a clash against Man City.

 

He now faces a one-day trial on June 4.

Crystal Palace footballer Jason Puncheon, 31, Arrives at Guildford Magistrates Court. 5 January 2018. 1st app of Crystal Palace footballer Jason Puncheon, 31, of The Warren, Kingswood, Surrey, charged in connection with a fracas outside Mishiko nightclub in Reigate in the early hours of Sunday December 17th in which a man was punched – Puncheon, 31, has been charged with a Section 4 public order offence causing fear or provocation of violence, possession of an offensive weapon and common assault.

Crystal Palace footballer Jason Puncheon, 31, Arrives at Guildford Magistrates Court. 5 January 2018. 1st app of Crystal Palace footballer Jason Puncheon, 31, of The Warren, Kingswood, Surrey, charged in connection with a fracas outside Mishiko nightclub in Reigate in the early hours of Sunday December 17th in which a man was punched – Puncheon, 31, has been charged with a Section 4 public order offence causing fear or provocation of violence, possession of an offensive weapon and common assault.

Crystal Palace footballer Jason Puncheon, 31, Arrives at Guildford Magistrates Court. 5 January 2018. 1st app of Crystal Palace footballer Jason Puncheon, 31, of The Warren, Kingswood, Surrey, charged in connection with a fracas outside Mishiko nightclub in Reigate in the early hours of Sunday December 17th in which a man was punched – Puncheon, 31, has been charged with a Section 4 public order offence causing fear or provocation of violence, possession of an offensive weapon and common assault.

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