Headbutt attack at fish and chip shop in Blackpool

A man launched an unprovoked attack and headbutted a man at the serving hatch of a fish and chip shop breaking his nose.

Friday, 20th May 2016, 10:30 am
Blackpool Magistrates Court

Terence Sutherland, who is 6ft 4ins tall, told his victim that he would not put him out if he was on fire.

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Sutherland, 44, of Crest Avenue, Huddersfield, pleaded guilty to assault causing actual bodily harm. He was sentenced to a 12 months community order, ordered to do 80 hours unpaid work for the community and pay £500 compensation to his victim with £85 costs plus £60 victims’ surcharge at Blackpool Magistrates’ Court following the attack on May 2 at the hatch near Coral Island.

The victim had had surgery which was unsuccessful on his nose and needed further surgery.