A man was so drunk he kicked his way into a family’s home instead of the new flat he had just moved into.
The householder was so frightened he locked his girlfriend and their baby in the garage for safety.
Jamie Clayton, a 33-year-old kitchen porter, of Palatine Road, Blackpool, pleaded guilty to damaging a door.
He was given a six-month conditional discharge and ordered to pay £100 compensation plus a £15 victims’ surcharge by Blackpool magistrates.
Martine Connah, prosecuting, said on April 27 Clayton had moved to a new flat on Palatine Road.
That evening he went drinking and after leaving the pub went up to a house on the resort’s Reads Avenue and kicked at the door.
Clayton shouted: “Let me in, I have paid you £150. If you don’t I’ll kick the door down.”
When arrested Clayton put himself at nine on a scale of drunkenness from one to 10.
Gary McAnulty, defending, said Clayton had a new job and flat so he went out celebrating.
He went to the wrong address and thought the landlord had changed the locks.