Man headbutted girlfriend in front of baby daughter

A man headbutted his girlfriend in front of their baby daughter after she told him he could not go into town with a friend.

Monday, 21st May 2018, 12:52 pm
Updated Monday, 21st May 2018, 1:11 pm
Blackpool Magistrates Court

Callum Knights also started breaking items around the house when his partner asked him to keep the noise down.Knights, 21, of Benton Road, Ribbleton, Preston, who works in a biscuit factory in Kirkham, pleaded guilty to assault. He was sentenced to a 12 months community order with up to 30 days rehabilitation to be supervised by the probation service, ordered to do 80 hours unpaid work for the community and told to pay £100 costs with £85 victims’ surcharge by Blackpool magistrates.Prosecutor Sarah Perkins, said on March 3 at 9pm a 999 call was made to police stating Knights had assaulted his girlfriend at their home.Knights had headbutted his partner causing redness and swelling to her face. He had also smashed a mirror and bashed a hole in the wardrobe.Knights had a record of 40 previous offences some for assault and damage.

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