Wigan woman given suspended jail sentence for double assault

A Wigan woman who admitted to two attacks has been spared an immediate jail sentence.

Tuesday, 29th June 2021, 2:12 pm

Shannon Dunn, 26, of Graysons Close, Wigan, had previously stood before borough justices to plead guilty the assaults of Barrie Houghton and PC Alger by beating on January 20.

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Returning for sentencing, Dunn was handed an 18-week custodial term but it was suspended for 12 months. She must also pay £500 compensation.

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Wigan and Leigh Courthouse
Wigan and Leigh Courthouse