A MAN of 19 accused of a firework attack on a dead Yorkshire terrier will have his case heard at crown court.
Steven Mark Robinson, 19, appeared at Huddersfield Magistrates' Court yesterday for the second time.
Robinson, of Pennine Gardens in Linthwaite, is charged with outraging public decency.
The charge accuses him of behaving in a manner which was disgusting in character by placing fireworks on a dog.
He did not enter a formal plea, but chose to have his case heard at Bradford Crown Court.
It will be heard there on March 28.
The offence is said to have happened on October 27 on Gillroyd Lane in Linthwaite and involved a Yorkshire terrier called Emmie.
A post-mortem confirmed that Emmie died in a road accident
Robinson was granted unconditional bail.