Man awaits fate after admitting possessing gun and assault

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Neil Conway appeared at Ipswich Crown Court - Credit: Charlotte Bond

A 63-year-old Colchester man accused of possessing a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence will be sentenced next month.

Before Ipswich Crown Court for a plea and trial preparation hearing on Monday ( November 15) was Neil Conway, of Layer Road, Colchester.

He pleaded guilty to an offence of assault causing actual bodily harm on August 1 last year and possessing a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence on August 4 2020.

Judge David Pugh agreed to adjourn the case until December 23 for a pre-sentence report.