Mum punched street warden on night out

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A MOTHER-OF-THREE punched a street warden in the face after he tried to stop her attacking another woman.

Cassandra Lee, 28, of Redmile Walk, Grantham, admitted assault on December 17 when she was on her first night out after giving birth.

Lee was leaving Barcode, in Westgate, Grantham, at around 12am when the assault happened. She had been at a family party.

Giles Tyas, defending, said: “She had drunk a large quantity of alcohol and it was her first night out in 16 months because she had recently had a child.

“She got somewhat carried away and when she went outside it hit her how much she had consumed.

“She doesn’t remember anything after leaving the party.”

Lee walked into the street and the warden saw her attempting to hit another woman.

The warden restrained her and walked her away from the other woman.

Daniel Paulson, prosecuting, said: “On releasing her she punched him in the chin.”

The warden was in pain but suffered no injury.

In police interview she apologised. She said she could not remember the incident but accepted that she must have hit the man.

Mr Tyas added that Lee knew what it was like to be the victim of drink fuelled violence as her face was still scarred from when a glass, which was thrown at someone else, hit her in the face on New Years’ Eve causing her to need 28 stitches.

Lee was fined £35 and ordered to pay £15 victim surcharge and £50 towards the costs.