Brain-damaged man fined after assaulting partner during chocolate row
A brain-injury victim who pushed his partner twice and damaged her mobile phone after they had an argument over buying chocolate has ben given a community order.
Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard on Wednesday, September 28, how Luke Tongue, 35, of Upperthorpe Villas, Killamarsh, grabbed Katie Woollen’s mobile which fell to the floor before he pushed her against a wall and pushed her on to a bed.
Prosecuting solicitor Sarah Haslam said the complainant was a voluntary worker at a recovery centre where she first met the defendant who has a brain injury after an assault.
Ms Haslam told a... read more
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