Stanton Hill man Craig Bacon jailed for vicious assault

A STANTON HILL man was jailed for 24 weeks after viciously assaulting two women by kicking, punching and head-butting them.

Mansfield Magistrates’ Court was also told how Craig Bacon (26) stole 24 cans of lager worth £22 from a Sutton store on 20th December while on bail.

Bacon, of Brand Lane, had been drinking heavily and smoking cannabis on 22nd November when he got into an argument with his partner over their daughter.

After the row erupted, Bacon punched and kicked a woman to the head and kicked her to the body area.

Daniel Pietryka, prosecuting, told the court how Bacon’s partner left the house to get help but was unable to find anyone and so returned.

He said: “She (the victim) was pushed up against the fence by the defendant and was punched.

“He flagged down a taxi and made off, not paying the fee of £8.

“He was interviewed by police and said he had been heavily in drink and smoking cannabis.”

Andrew Bostock, in mitigation, said Bacon had entered an early guilty plea for the assaults.

In sentencing Bacon, District Judge Diane Baker said: “Both girls have suffered injuries and you have previous convictions for committing assaults.”

Bacon was given 20 weeks in prison for the assaults and four weeks for the theft to be served consecutively. He was also given four weeks for failing to pay for his taxi, to be served concurrently.