Emmerdale actor in court accused of pensioner attack

An Emmerdale actor will appear in court accused of attacking a pensioner.

Mark Jordon plays Daz Spencer in the Yorkshire-based soap and has also starred in TV series Heartbeat

Mark Jordon, 53, who plays Daz Spencer in the Yorkshire-based soap and has also starred in TV series Heartbeat, will appear at Tameside Magistrates' Court in Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester.

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Police were called to the incident on Shaw Hall Bank Road, Oldham, shortly before 9.30pm on July 1.

Mark Jordon plays Daz Spencer in the Yorkshire-based soap and has also starred in TV series Heartbeat

Jordon, of Tamewater Court, Oldham, has also previously had roles in shows including Coronation Street and Casualty.