21-year-old woman denies burning bed in psychiatric ward

Thames Magistrates' Court.

Thames Magistrates' Court.

First published in News East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter

The trial date for a 21-year-old woman accused of arson was set this week.

Shaniece Rianne Allen of Fairlop Road in Leytonstone denies burning a bed in Rosebank Ward, a psychiatric facility at Mile End Hospital on December 28.

Allen will be tried at Thames Magistrate's Court on May 16 and has been remanded in custody until a review hearing on February 28.

She is also charged with assaulting Kerry Bradshaw on January 5 and Rasaq Bakare on January 7.
Both incidents are alleged to have occurred in the hospital.

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