Drunkard attacked van after pub row

A DRUNK attacked a van with a stick after he was ejected from a Mansfield pub, a court has heard.

Gareth Lee Biggs (31) of Rosemary Street, attacked the vehicle after he was ejected from the Reindeer public house in Mansfield.

The incident happened on 21st March after Biggs - who is banned from drinking in all town centre pubs - was asked to leave the building and got into an altercation with a man identified in court as Martin Barnes.

Biggs then left and returned later with a stich which he used to damage Mr Barnes Ford Transit vehicle, which was parked nearby, Prosecotor David Miles told Mansfield Magistrates Court on 4th April. Biggs admitted criminal damage and breaching a banning order.