Pub ban for threats to shoot
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.