Herbie Hide drugs charges trial

The trial of former boxing world champion Herbie Hide, who is accused of drugs offences, is set to begin.

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Former boxer warned he faces prison sentence

The former world heavyweight boxing champion Herbie Hide has been warned he faces jail, after pleading guilty to a drugs charge.

The 42-year-old, from Bawburgh near Norwich, was arrested earlier this year after being caught up in a sting organised by a tabloid newspaper.

Today, the former boxer changed his plea from not guilty to guilty at the start of his trial at Norwich Crown Court.

The judge warned him he faced two years in prison.

Malcolm Robertson reports.

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