HERE is a round up of some of the cases heard at Worcester Magistrates Court in the last week.

A victim says her partner threw a sweet dish, injured her and played ‘mind games’ during their strained relationship.

Giles Bartlett pleaded guilty to assault by beating after losing his temper and throwing a sweet dish that left a bruise on a woman’s thigh.

Bartlett, 47 was given a restraining order and made to pay a fine of £135 with a victim surcharge of £32.

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A THIEF stole hundreds of pounds worth of alcohol from a supermarket while out of prison on licence.

Ben Wood, 27, who is currently serving a sentence at HMP Hewell, was in the Droitwich Morrisons where he stole alcohol valued between £500 and £600 on January 12 this year.

Wood was sentenced to two weeks in prison to run concurrently with his existing sentence.

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A MAN who had a row with his wife and wandered the streets with a knife in his pocket said he was not going to harm anyone, only himself.

Aaron Haines appeared before magistrates in Worcester charged with possession of a bladed object in Malvern on January 29.

The court heard how Haines, 37, of Britten Drive, had been arguing with his wife before storming out of the house, taking a kitchen knife with him.

Chairman of the bench Sarah Murray decided to issue a 12-month community order with 60 rehabilitation activity requirement days.

Along with the community order, Haines was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £90 and costs of £135.

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A DRUNK was kicked out of a Worcester nightclub and assaulted a police officer.

Callum Morris had been in the Velvet nightclub in the city on the night of January 26 when he was removed by bouncers.

Morris kicked out and hit PC Bennett in the shin before being taken to the floor.

While on the ground, Morris struggled while officers were trying to handcuff him, causing the sharp moving part of one of the cuffs to pierce PC Bennett’s hand. Magistrates were told the 26 year-old, of Apple Tree Road, Pershore, had self referred to Swanswell because, although he did not drink daily, he accepted he did drink to excess.

He was fined £307 and ordered to pay a victim surcharge, costs of £85 and compensation to PC Bennett of £75.

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