Trial date set for man accused of torching car

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Shaun Mills will stand trial at Ipswich Crown Court - Credit: Charlotte Bond

The trial of an Ipswich man accused of setting light to a car will take place next summer.

Before Ipswich Crown Court on Monday (August 16) for a trial preparation hearing was Shaun Mills, 38, of Queen’s Way, Ipswich.

He has pleaded not guilty to arson in relation to a Vauxhall Zafira on December 12 last year.

He has also denied damaging a Vauxhall Zafira on the same date, damaging a garden gate, a door and a garden ornament and an offence of assault by beating.

Mills’ trial, which is expected to last three days, will take place during a two-week warned list commencing July 25.

A further case management hearing will take place during the week commencing May 23.

Mills is on bail.