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Solihull woman attacks partner after drunken argument.

A DRINK fuelled argument has landed a Solihull woman in court after she assaulted her girlfriend.

A DRINK fuelled argument has landed a Solihull woman in court after she assaulted her girlfriend.

Joanne Hughes of Warwick Road, asked magistrates for a prison sentence after pleading guilty to common assault.

Fiona Davis, prosecuting, said Hughes and her girlfriend were ‘intoxicated’ on August 19, when the attack took place.

She added: “The defendant and the victim were in a relationship and living in Warwick Road.

“They had been drinking in the garden with [a male friend].”

The altercation happened when the man went back to his flat, followed by the victim. Hughes then went too and tried to persuade her to come back home.

The court also heard that Hughes has also been on a community order since June for assaulting a police officer.

Nicola Purches defending said her client had requested a prison sentence because it was unlikely she would follow any community order or supervision requirement imposed.

Ms Purches said: “My client accepts she was upset. She has had a severe problem with alcohol since her mother died two years ago.”

Hughes was fined £100 and told to pay £75 compensation and £85 costs.

 

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