September 2018

Man slapped boy across face

A man slapped an eight-year-old boy across the face after finding out the boy had spent some of his money on extras for his Xbox.

Steven Dollin also grabbed the boy’s hair when he discovered the child had used his security password to buy in-game add-ons for his games player.

Dollin, 32, of Poulton Road, Fleetwood, pleaded guilty to assault.

He was sentenced to a 12 months community order with unpaid to 30 days rehabilitation to be supervised by the probation service, put in a six weeks curfew Mondays to Thursdays from 9pm to 6am and ordered to pay £85 victims’ surcharge.

The court heard that Dollin had a record of 34 previous offences many for violence including wounding, assault and affray.