Pub Altercation Escalates to Physical Violence
Jack*, a young individual, was involved in an altercation outside of a pub where he became aggressive towards another person. The manager of the pub tried to escort Jack out, but Jack ended up assaulting the manager.
The second incident occurred a few days later when Jack assaulted a pub employee. Police were called to the scene and Jack fled, leading them to apprehend him while he was running through a nearby park. At the time of apprehension, the police alleged that Jack had a small knife on him.
Jack received a 12-month suspended sentence and a community service order of 200 hours. During the hearing the allegation of the knife was found unproven. Consequently the magistrate dismissed the charge of custody of a knife in public.
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*Names have been changed for client confidentiality