WISBECH: Man could face jail after pushing his pregnant partner during a row

PUBLISHED: 07:05 09 January 2009 | UPDATED: 08:50 02 June 2010

A WISBECH man who pushed his pregnant partner during a row could be facing jail, magistrates warned this week. Ricky Bostock went uninvited to Nicola Sewell s home to collect some belongings for his 10-year-old daughter and was handed a sleeping bag. The

A WISBECH man who pushed his pregnant partner during a row could be facing jail, magistrates warned this week.

Ricky Bostock went uninvited to Nicola Sewell's home to collect some belongings for his 10-year-old daughter and was handed a sleeping bag.

The child was outside in his car when Bostock followed Ms Sewell indoors, despite being told to stay outside.

"He pushed Ms Sewell with the palm of his hand, causing redness and discomfort," said prosecutor Giles Beaumont.

"When they were in the front garden Bostock had her mobile phone in his pocket, and as she tried to get it, he grabbed her wrists."

Bostock, 38, of Stow Road, Wisbech, then punched the front door and kicked over a potted plant, added Mr Beaumont.

When interviewed by police, Bostock admitted pushing his partner and then pushing her away as she tried to reach her phone during the incident on December 21.

After he admitted a charge of assault, sentencing was adjourned for three weeks, for the probation service to prepare a report.

Bostock's solicitor George Sorrell said Ms Sewell is pregnant, and the couple plan to reconcile and "persevere at their relationship.


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