Pc’s attacker is spared jail – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 27th, 2008 in assault, magistrates, news, sentencing by sally

“A senior police officer has criticised magistrates after they chose not to jail a man who beat up a police constable because the country’s prisons are too full.”

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Daily Telegraph, 27th February 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Council Publishes Guidelines for Sentencers dealing with Assaults and Child Cruelty Offences – Sentencing Guidelines Council

Posted February 21st, 2008 in assault, child abuse, press releases, sentencing by sally

“On 20 February 2008 the Sentencing Guidelines Council published its definitive guidelines on ‘Assault and Other Offences Against the Person’ and ‘Overarching Principles: Assaults on Children and Cruelty to a Child.’

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Sentencing Guidelines Council, 20th February 2008

Source: www.sentencing-guidelines.gov.uk

Prison for air-rage flier who wanted to go business class – The Times

Posted January 14th, 2008 in airlines, assault, news, sentencing by sally

“A middle-aged man has been jailed after marching into the business-class section of a flight from Thailand and hurling a passenger into the aisle so he could take his seat.”

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The Times, 14th January 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Sex attacker given four-year term – BBC News

Posted December 20th, 2007 in assault, news, sentencing, sexual offences, suicide by sally

“A man has been jailed for four years for a sex attack on a single mother who killed herself after seeing footage of the attack on a mobile phone.”

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BBC News, 19th December 2007

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Sausage throwing case costs £20,000 – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 19th, 2007 in assault, news by sally

“A police investigation to prosecute a 12-year-old for throwing a cocktail sausage at a neighbour has cost £20,000.”

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Daily Telegraph, 19th December 2007

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No charges for police officer filmed hitting woman – The Guardian

Posted December 12th, 2007 in assault, complaints, news, police by sally

“No police officer is to be prosecuted as a result of the controversial incident in which a young woman was arrested outside a Sheffield nightclub last year, according to the Independent Police Complaints Commission.”

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The Guardian, 12th December 2007

Source: www.guardian.co.uk 

Teacher is cleared of assault – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 23rd, 2007 in assault, news, teachers by sally

“A teacher accused of assaulting a disruptive pupil wept as an appeal court quashed his conviction.”

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Daily Telegraph, 23rd November 2007

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Moustache sacrifice closes case – The Times

Posted October 12th, 2007 in assault, news by sally

“A man promised a court that he would shave off his Edwardian-style, dandy moustache as a way of making amends for a charge of common assault.”

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The Times, 12th October 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Boy is accused of sausage assault – BBC News

Posted August 23rd, 2007 in assault, news, young offenders by sally

“A 12-year-old boy was charged with assault and taken before the courts – for throwing a cocktail sausage.”

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BBC News, 22nd August 2007

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Chucklevision row teacher cleared – BBC News

Posted July 20th, 2007 in assault, news, school children, teachers by sally

“A supply teacher has been cleared of hitting a 13-year-old boy who teased him about looking like a character from the Chuckle Brothers’ TV show.”

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BBC News, 19th July 2007

Source: www.bbc.co.uk