Missed boyfriend and hit woman

An experienced solicitor said his client pled guilty to the 'least serious' assault he had ever seen in all his years in law.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 7th July 2017, 1:19 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 12:01 pm

Simon Hutchison was defending Denise Kelly (28) at Falkirk Sheriff Court last Thursday after she admitted hitting a woman in Newmarket Street, Falkirk, on May 18.

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Mr Hutchison said: “This is the least serious assault I have ever heard of. She was having an argument with her boyfriend which was witnessed by two undercover police officers. She swung a punch at her boyfriend and this woman got in the way.”

The victim refused to give a statement.

Sheriff John Mundy agreed with Mr Hutchison and admonished Kelly, Flat 2, 9 Paton Drive, Larbert.