Surprise visit ended in court hearing

Blackpool Magistrates' Court
Blackpool Magistrates' Court
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A couple’s surprise visit to Blackpool ended in a father-of-two being arrested at a hotel.

Darren Biggin grabbed his girlfriend by the hair put his hand round her throat and punched her in the face several times after he stopped taking his medication.

He was aggressive to an officer who confronted him at the resort’s Parkhouse Hotel and had to be taken to the floor.

Biggin, a 39-year-old fitter, of Murby Way, Leicester, pleaded guilty to assault.

Prosecutor, Pam Smith, said Biggin and his partner travelled to Blackpool to make a surprise visit to her mother and father who were staying in the resort on October 24.

He was bailed for pre-sentence reports with all options including custody to be considered by Blackpool magistrates.