Mum led mob in ice rink row

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A MUM who led a mob at­tack on an ice rink boss has been spared jail.

Cleopa­tra Mar­cus had booked a party room as a treat for her son’s sev­enth birth­day, In­ner London Crown Court heard.

The 26-year-old had gone along to Streatham Ice Arena in south London with 15 adults and 15 chil­dren, but got into a row with with rink boss Vanessa Mur­ray.

The court heard how the mum-of-one raged when the party room at the arena was not ready.

Af­ter be­ing told that she could have a re­fund or wait for the room to be pre­pared, she got an­gry, then launched an at­tack in which “The whole mob went for her.”

Mar­cus was found guilty of as­sault oc­ca­sion­ing ac­tual bod­ily harm, and was handed a nine month sus­pended sen­tence and a su­per­vi­sion or­der.

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