Man fined after drunken attack

A GRIEVING man attacked a Felixstowe pub goer in an unprovoked attack.Christopher Tyler was upset by the death of his mother and had been drinking in the Band Box Pub when he thought he saw Alan Childs laughing at him.

A GRIEVING man attacked a Felixstowe pub goer in an unprovoked attack.

Christopher Tyler was upset by the death of his mother and had been drinking in the Band Box Pub when he thought he saw Alan Childs laughing at him.

Gareth Davies prosecuting at South East Suffolk Magistrates Court said Tyler, 20, of The Avenue, Capel St Mary punched Mr Childs about 12 times in the head and body causing a black eye and bruising.

Tyler admitted causing actual bodily harm on April 9 this year.


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Mr Davies said: “He had a red mist when he looked across and thought the victim was laughing at him. He was upset by the recent loss of his mother.”

Magistrates told Tyler to pay Mr Childs £200 compensation and £55 towards court costs.

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He was told to do 150 hours unpaid work and placed on 12 months probation supervision.

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