Handyman who assaulted partner and pushed over pensioner avoids jail
Robert Ayres had been in an on-off relationship with his partner for nine years, but had not seen her for six weeks prior to last month’s incident.
He had called round to visit but was drunk when he arrived and they argued, Telford Magistrates Court heard.
Abigail Hall, prosecuting, said the 46-year-old, of Stone Crescent, Arleston, Telford had alcohol issues which at the root of their problems.
She said Ayres claimed he had not been drinking, but she could tell he was drunk when he arrived at her address in Oswestry at about 8pm on August 27.
Miss Hall said: "She says, 'I could tell... read more
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