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Douglas man accused of double assault during burglary

20-year-old appears in court

A Douglas man has appeared in court after being charged with assaulting two people during a burglary.

Jonathan Watson, of Palace Terrace, is accused of entering a property on Mona Terrace on 9 January.

The 20-year-old allegedly told the occupants: “I’ve got a knife,” before stealing an iPhone.

Committal proceedings, where the case is elevated to the Court of General Gaol Delivery, will take place on 28 March; bail continues until that date.

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