AN ATTACKER has been handed an alcohol ban after assaulting a woman in a Hereford incident.

Charlie Kear-Conway appeared before magistrates in Hereford for sentencing in January after entering a guilty plea to one count of assault by beating at an earlier hearing in December.


The court heard from Crown Prosecution Service prosecutor Mark Hambling that the 30-year-old had assaulted a woman by beating in an incident in Hereford on November 14.

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Kear-Conway, who is of Coldstone Cross in Kingstone, Herefordshire, was handed a 12-month restraining order and a two-year community order with an electronically monitored 120-day alcohol abstinence requirement, with magistrates saying they had taken his guilty plea into account when imposing the penalty.

He was also ordered to pay prosecution costs of £135 and a £114 victim surcharge, which is used to help fund services supporting victims of crime.

No compensation order was made as magistrates said it was not appropriate in the circumstances.

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