Former boyfriend of fraudster Poppy Eastwood at Bromley Mags' on assault charge

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The former boyfriend of iPad fraudster Poppy Eastwood was in court today (Wednesday May 7) facing assault charges.

Robert Burke, 30, of Seymour Terrace in Anerley, appeared at Bromley Magistrates’ Court after being held in custody for more than a month.

Burke, who has reportedly had drug and alcohol problems and served a sentence in the past, was alleged to have assaulted his ex in March at a Bromley address.

After officers responded to a 999 call he was also said to have resisted a police officer in the execution of her duty.

However, the bench, chaired by Mrs Anderson, dismissed both counts due to a lack of evidence.

Prosecutor Mark Watson had asked for another adjournment after Ms Eastwood, a witness, as well as a police constable who had been called to the incident, did not attend.

The convicted scammer’s whereabouts were unknown but the officer was unable to visit court due to a broken leg.

Ms Eastwood, 22, was convicted at the same court in February after a string of fraud and theft offences.

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3:16pm Wed 7 May 14

Gypo.Joe says...

Burke by name and BERK by nature.

Hitting a woman Burke you are a low life.
Burke by name and BERK by nature. Hitting a woman Burke you are a low life. Gypo.Joe
  • Score: 7

12:44pm Thu 8 May 14

Simon bald says...

Gypo.Joe wrote:
Burke by name and BERK by nature.

Hitting a woman Burke you are a low life.
Thumbing down a well put comment like that is poor show
[quote][p][bold]Gypo.Joe[/bold] wrote: Burke by name and BERK by nature. Hitting a woman Burke you are a low life.[/p][/quote]Thumbing down a well put comment like that is poor show Simon bald
  • Score: -3

8:58am Fri 9 May 14

Marty1979 says...

Unfortunately some people automatically give Joe a thumbs down without even bothering to read his comment

And how have 23 people given the thumbs down?
Unfortunately some people automatically give Joe a thumbs down without even bothering to read his comment And how have 23 people given the thumbs down? Marty1979
  • Score: 1

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