Man jailed for punching security guard

AN IPSWICH man who repeatedly punched a supermarket security guard who stopped him in the store car park has been jailed for 12 months.

AN IPSWICH man who repeatedly punched a supermarket security guard who stopped him in the store car park has been jailed for 12 months.

Matthew Hanks placed a hand on the Lloyd Nolan's arm as he was unloading shopping from a trolley into his car at the Tesco supermarket at Copdock, Ipswich.

Nolan reacted by punching Mr Hanks in the face repeatedly causing injuries to his face including a suspected broken nose, Ipswich Crown Court heard.

Nolan, 43, of Nacton Road, Ipswich admitted assaulting Mr Hanks causing him actual bodily harm on Feburary 24.


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Marcus Croskell for Nolan said at the time of the attack on Mr Hanks, Nolan was nearing the end of a period of licence following his release from a nine year jail sentence for robbery and possession of an imitation firearm.

As a result of the attack on Mr Hanks, Nolan had been recalled to prison and had spent the last four months in custody.

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