Angry boss smashed-up ex-employee’s car
A businessman felt so aggrieved by a former Darley Dale employee’s alleged behaviour he took the law into his own hands by smashing up his car.
Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard on Tuesday, October 4, how Matthew Stanley Ashbrook, 23, of Biggin-by-Hartington, at New Haven, near Buxton, jumped up and down on the victim’s Vauxhall Astra outside his home on Oker Avenue, Darley Dale.
Prosecuting solicitor Angela Hadfield said: “The victim was woken by a loud banging noise from outside his property and he went into the court yard and saw Ashbrook. He was jumping up and down on the roof of... read more
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