Doncaster Rovers striker due in court on assault charge

Dean Atkins
Dean Atkins

A Doncaster Rovers striker is due in court today accused of assault and violent disorder at a carnival.    

Mallik Wilks, who is a Leeds United player currently on loan at Doncaster Rovers, is alleged to have been involved in a violent incident at the West Indian Carnival in Chapeltown, Leeds, last August.

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The 19-year-old entered not guilty pleas to charges of violent disorder and assault occasioning actual bodily harm during a hearing at Leeds Magistrates’ Court last month.

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He is due at Leeds Crown Court this afternoon.