PPS withdraws domestic violence charges against Fivemiletown businessman

Dungannon Courthouse

Dungannon Courthouse

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All charges have been withdrawn against a Fivemiletown man accused of serious domestic violence charges, including attempting to choke his wife, East Tyrone Magistrates Court has heard.

Paul McBrien, 41, from Screeby Road, was accused of abuse including attempting to choke, suffocate or strangle with intent to render the alleged victim unconscious or incapable of resistance in order to commit grievous bodily harm.

The offences were alleged to have occurred between February 1 and May 14 of this year.