Pub ban for threats to shoot

Runcorn & Widnes Weekly News - - Front Page -

A LIVER­POOL man has been handed a sus­pended prison sen­tence and banned from a Run­corn pub for a year after ad­mit­ting as­sault and threat­en­ing to shoot some­one.

Court pa­pers said Lewis Michael Tay­lor, 25, of Rich­land Row, Old Swan, pleaded guilty to as­sault by beat­ing on a fe­male and us­ing threat­en­ing, in­sult­ing or abu­sive words dur­ing an in­ci­dent on Satur­day, March 3, 2018.

Court pa­pers said he had threat­ened to shoot some­one and to use his ‘foot as a weapon’.

Tay­lor was sen­tenced to eight weeks in prison, sus­pended two years, in re­la­tion to the threat, and two weeks con­sec­u­tive, also sus­pended for two years, for the as­sault.

He must also pay a £115 vic­tim sur­charge and £250 pro­s­ec­tion costs and com­plete a 30-day re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion pro­gramme.

Tay­lor was banned for 12 months from en­ter­ing The Royal pub on Bridge Street in Run­corn town cen­tre.

Sen­tenc­ing took place on July 3.

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