Liam Gallagher’s son and Ringo Starr’s grandson ‘attacked Tesco worker’ after pal’s ‘racist abuse’

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Liam Gallagher's son and Ringo Starr's grandson will face trial after they denied assault and affray charges following a late-night bust up in Tesco, a court heard.

Gene Gallagher, 19, and Beatles drummer Ringo Starr's grandson Sonny Starkey, 19, and IMG model Noah Ponte, 20, are accused of fighting in a Tesco Express store in Hampstead, north London.

Ponte allegedly stole a can of beer at midnight after the shop had stopped selling alcohol, an earlier hearing was told.

Pointe is alleged to have made a comment to a South Asian employee at the store.

Gene Gallagher at Wood Green Magistrates Court

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Gallagher, Starkey, and Ponte are charged with affray, while Gallagher and Ponte is also accused of racially aggravated assault.

Ponte is also charged with theft and assault by beating.

Starkey is facing two charges of assault by beating two Tesco workers.

Liam Gallagher and son Gene

Judge Joanna Greenberg QC said: "All remain on unconditional bail.

"They all know the consequences if they do not show up to the trial."

Gallagher, Starkey, and Ponte, all from Camden, only spoke to formally enter not guilty pleas.

Ringo Starr's grandson Sonny Starkey outside court on Friday

Noel Ponte outside court

Starkey was supported in court by drummer and road manager father Jason, while Liam Gallagher did not attend.

Gene is the son of the former Oasis frontman and All Saints star Nicole Appleton.

Starkey wore a white shirt and dark trousers and jacket, while Ponte wore a grey jumper and Gallagher wore a black jumper.

The trio will face trial next year.