St Leonards woman narrowly avoids prison sentence after attacking man in domestic abuse case

A Fifty year old St Leonards woman has been given a suspended prison sentence after attacking a man,

Monday, 24th December 2018, 7:54 am
Updated Thursday, 10th January 2019, 10:47 am
Court news. NNL-170524-154443005

Pauline Fensome, 50, of London Road, St Leonards, pleaded guilty to assaulting a man and causing him actual bodily harm when she appeared at Hastings Magistrates Court on November 2.

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She pleaded guilty to a second charge of assaulting a man by beating, at St Leonards, on September 30.

She was sentenced to 26 weeks in prison, suspended for 18 months.

Magistrates said the reason for the sentence was that the offence involved sustained repeated attacks using weapons in a domestic context aggravated by previous similar instances.