Nightclub assault leads to £100 compensation

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A WOMAN assaulted in a nightclub said “all hell broke loose” after she told a man on the dance floor to get off her and to get lost.

Melissa Aylett didn’t like Gregor Birowka dancing close to her at the Westlode Street club in Spalding.

Edward Johnson, prosecuting, said Birowka danced so close there was even some touching.

He said Ms Aylett said something along the lines of “get off me”.

She walked away and he followed.

Mr Johnson said: “She told him again to ‘get lost’ but a little louder hoping he would get the message”.

Birowka and another man were then involved in an assault in which she was grabbed by the throat, pushed and her head was hurt.

After the incident, Ms Aylett told police: “My head feels sore at the back but I don’t know if I hit it or they hit me.”

Birowka (35), of Hale Road, Altrincham, denied assault by beating at a court hearing earlier this year but the case was found proved after a trial.

At Thursday’s resumed hearing Birowka was given a 12 month community order with 120 hours unpaid work.

He must also pay £450 prosecution costs and £100 compensation to Ms Aylett.

Solicitor Rachel Stevens, mitigating, said: “All parties involved in this incident were substantially in drink.”

Birowka was a man of previous good character.