Mother attacks her mate
JANESSA EKERT headbutted her, causing the damage.”
Defence lawyer Steve Carter said his client, who worked as a housekeeper, had found out that the victim had disciplined her daughter, who had been in hospital with 11 stitches in her arm. Although the court was told the victim did not cause the injury.
“She was rather frantic to find out what happened ... and it just descended,” Mr Carter said, adding that since this occurred Pau and the victim had reconciled.
“I’m very concerned that you resorted to the violence that you did that resulted in significant injuries to your friend,” Magistrate Kerry Magee said.
In Pau’s favour was a limited criminal history and her early guilty plea.
Pau was placed on 18 months probation and ordered to pay $2500 compensation.
A conviction was recorded.