FENLAND: Children terrified as ex boyfriend smashes mum's home, court told
TWO young children screamed in terror as their mother s ex-boyfriend smashed a window at their home. Spurned lover Danny Punton head butted the glass after he was refused entry to the Wisbech flat in the early hours. The children s mother had told drunken
TWO young children screamed in terror as their mother's ex-boyfriend smashed a window at their home.
Spurned lover Danny Punton head butted the glass after he was refused entry to the Wisbech flat in the early hours.
The children's mother had told drunken Punton to leave after he woke her - but he continued to knock on the window, punch the wall and head butt the window.
"By the end of the incident, two young children inside the property were awake and screaming," said prosecutor Sylvia Cundell.
You may also want to watch:
The children's mother was woken at 12.15am by Punton knocking on a window, she felt uneasy and ignored the noise, said Mr Cundell. She saw Punton outside, and a relative was trying to pull him away.
"She made it clear he was not welcome," added Mrs Cundell. "She told him to go away several times."
- 1 Woman killed and four hospitalised after crash
- 2 Pair questioned amid probe into catalytic converter thefts
- 3 The Great British Sunday is a rush to the pumps not the piers
- 4 Showcase status for Academy
- 5 Youth with 'police style baton' caught out by CCTV
- 6 Majority of councillors refuse to object to Wisbech incinerator - for now
- 7 Former mayor begins court battle to retain pub
- 8 'Emotional' quartet complete 10k for villager Paul
- 9 Secret Garden Party tickets sell out in hours of going on sale
- 10 New book launches recording family's Covid-19 experience
Representing himself in court, Punton, 22, of Innisfree Park Homes, King's Lynn, said: "I was drunk at the time, I just wanted to speak to her. It will not happen again, I know the relationship is now over."
Punton, who admitted causing criminal damage, was given a one year conditional discharge and must pay �49.50 compensation and �55 costs.