CALDERDALE magistrates have issued a warrant for the arrest of Marc Jaruszek.
Mr Jaruszek, 39, of Stone Street, Milnrow, is charged with assault. It is alleged he assaulted Norman Carlton at Scott Street, Walsden, on September 26 last year.
He denies the charge and has elected trial by jury at crown court.
Magistrates issued the warrant after he was absent from court when the case last came before magistrates on January 18.