Wigan man who admitted three assaults is spared jail

A Wigan man who admits assaulting three people and verbally threatened and abused two others - one of them racially - has been spared an immediate prison term.

Monday, 24th May 2021, 10:05 am
Updated Monday, 24th May 2021, 10:06 am

Steven Richardson, 53, of Warrington Lane, Scholes, appeared before Wigan justices to plead guilty to the assault by beating of one man and two women on March 3 and menacing two men last November 28. He was sentenced to a total of 22 weeks in prison although the term will be suspended for two years. The bench also ordered him to attend an alcohol treatment programme and pay compensation totalling £250.

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