Sutton man kicked partner in 'nasty' attack

A Sutton man who kicked his partner and left her with bruises in a ‘nasty’ attack has been sentenced.

Friday, 16th April 2021, 8:15 am

Richard Hill was drunk when he assaulted the woman at her home in Stapleford on November 14 last year, said prosecutor Marie Stace.

In a separate incident on November 2, 2019, he damaged the tyres and bonnets of a Mini Cooper, belonging to a different woman, in Leicestershire.

In mitigation, the court heard Hill – who has no previous convictions – has ‘problems with alcohol and the ending of relationships’.

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Nottingham Magistrates' Court.

Hill, 42, of Grange Farm Close, Sutton, was convicted of assault by beating on March 6 after denying the charge. He admitted criminal damage on November 17 last year.

Magistrates in Nottingham sentenced him to six weeks, suspended for 12 months, with 20 rehabilitation days.

He was ordered to pay £200 to his ex, and £468 for the damage he caused.

A 12-month restraining order banned him from contacting his victim for 12 months.

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