Boozed-up man punched his partner after she scratched his face
A boozed-up reveller punched his partner in the face after she had woken in the night and scratched his face following concerns about texts on his phone from another woman.
Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard on October 5 how Kieran Lee King, 26, of Firs Avenue, Alfreton, initially reacted by putting his hands around his partner’s throat to push her away but then went too far by punching her in the face.
Prosecuting solicitor Sarah Haslam said: “The defendant accepts he had a lot to drink and the complainant had been drinking too and was also drunk.
“They came home and fell asleep on the... read more
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