A 35-year-old man from Alsager has been charged after a pensioner was assaulted during a burglary incident in the town.
Paul McMillan, of Crewe Road, was arrested on Monday 18 January by officers investigating the incident.
It occurred at a house on Station Road at around 6am on Tuesday 10 November.
An occupant was assaulted during the incident and sustained minor injuries. The elderly man did not need to go to hospital.
McMillan has been charged with burglary and assaulting a person and causing them actual bodily harm.
He appeared at Warrington Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 19 January, via a video link.
McMillan was remanded into custody and is set to appear at Chester Crown Court on Tuesday 16 February.