Drunk who caused a rumpus at ex-service's club to be assessed for alcohol treatment

A DRUNK who caused a rumpus at Wisbech and District Ex-Service s Club is to be assessed for alcohol treatment. John Smith has admitted committing a string of offences at the club on Valentine s Day. He assaulted barman Iain Ward; damaged two panes of glas

A DRUNK who caused a rumpus at Wisbech and District Ex-Service's Club is to be assessed for alcohol treatment.

John Smith has admitted committing a string of offences at the club on Valentine's Day.

He assaulted barman Iain Ward; damaged two panes of glass, an internal door and a notice board; and assaulted two police officers.

Last month 31-year-old Smith, of Westmead Avenue, Wisbech, was told by Fenland magistrates that he could be sent to jail.


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Today the court refused to impose an interim drinking banning order on Smith; all matters were adjourned until May 5.

Smith is still banned from the club as a condition of his bail.

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