Bouncer left with bloody nose

PETITE Michelle Stevenson has escaped jail after leaving a nightclub doorman with a bloody nose during an attack on two bouncers.The slim 26-year-old of Ireland Road , Ipswich, punched two doormen after she was refused entry in to Kartouche nightclub in Princes Street, Ipswich.

PETITE Michelle Stevenson has escaped jail after leaving a nightclub doorman with a bloody nose during an attack on two bouncers.

The slim 26-year-old brunette of Ireland Road , Ipswich, punched two doormen after she was refused entry in to Kartouche nightclub in Princes Street, Ipswich.

She gave one of the doormen a bloody nose after an argument with the men on February 8.

South East Suffolk Magistrates' Court in Ipswich bound Stevenson over to keep the peace for 12 months for two counts of common assault and affray.


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Stevenson had pleaded not guilty.

The brawl began when Stevenson had been standing in the queue to get in to the club and had been refused entry which led to an argument. She punched one of the doormen and he pushed her back, then the argument continued until she punched the other man making his nose bleed. The police were called and Stevenson, who had no previous convictions, was subsequently arrested.

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Her defence solicitor told the magistrates that she was of good character and that she felt the trouble had been instigated by the doormen and that she had only lashed out to protect herself.

Stevenson was bound over in the sum of £100.

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