Two thugs from Newton Aycliffe have been convicted of assault.
As revealed by Neighbourhood Police Team Sergeant Mark Edwards in his exclusive blog on Aycliffe Today, Reece Gowing, 18, from Aycliffe, appeared at the town’s Magistrates Court charged with two counts of assault.
He was committed to detention for eight weeks, suspended for 12 months, and ordered to pay £100 compensation to the victim.
Meanwhile, Lewis McCormick, 20, from Aycliffe, also appeared at the Magistrates Court jointly charged with Gowing for one of the assaults.
He was made subject of a community order where he must carry out 150 hours of unpaid work within the next 12 months, and was ordered to pay £250 compensation to the victim and £85 costs to the CPS.