Prisoner accused of throwing cup of urine over guard
- Credit: Eastern Daily Press, Archant
A man will appear at crown court next month accused of throwing urine over a prison guard.
Alan Sykes has been charged with causing the administration of poison or a noxious thing, with intent to injure, aggrieve or annoy.
The 37-year-old gave no indication of plea to the charge at a brief hearing before a bench of three magistrates in Ipswich.
Sykes, currently serving a sentence at Wayland Prison, near Thetford, is accused of throwing a cup of urine at a guard, who was supervising meal time at Highpoint Prison, on September 30.
Sykes appeared in court via video link from Wayland Prison on Tuesday morning.
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Magistrates said the alleged offence was indictable only and must be heard at crown court.
Sykes is due to appear at Ipswich Crown Court for a case management hearing on Tuesday, June 5.
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He was remanded in custody as a serving prisoner until his next appearance.