Bar assault couple sentenced

Blackpool Magistrates Court
Blackpool Magistrates Court
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A COUPLE who assaulted three doormen while visiting Blackpool to celebrate the New Year have been sentenced.

Martin Carroll, 30, a former window cleaner, of Rome Avenue, Burnley, admitted one offence of assault.

He was sentenced to do 60 hours’ unpaid work for the community and ordered to pay £85 costs plus £60 victims’ surcharge by Blackpool magistrates.

Jordan Greenwood, a 24-year-old hairdresser, of Harold Avenue, Burnley, pleaded guilty to two offences of assault.

She was fined £130 with £85 costs and £20 victims’ surcharge.

Tracy Yates, prosecuting, said three doormen were assaulted after the couple were ejected from the resort’s Revolution Bar on January 1.

Carroll was seen to punch a doorman. Greenwood was seen to kick out at one doorman and hit another with her handbag.

Magistrates watched CCTV of the incident.

The couple’s defence lawyer said both defendants were injured in the fracas.

Carroll suffered substantial injuries to his face and body and Greenwood lost a toenail.

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