SMALLTHORNE: Teenager Alicia Eardley has been handed a 12-month conditional discharge after she assaulted two women in a row over noise.
The 19-year-old assaulted the two women in Dartmouth Street, Burslem, on December 8, North Staffordshire magistrates heard yesterday.
Both victims sustained injuries.
Eardley, of Axbridge Walk, Smallthorne, pleaded guilty to two charges of assault.
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Rob Hill, mitigating, told the magistrates that Eardley was with her pregnant friend who had noisy neighbours.
"She went to sort it out. There were threats on both sides," said Mr Hill.
He told the court: "There was no weapons used or kicking.
"But she accepts she could have walked away."
As well as the conditional discharge, Eardley was ordered by the court to pay each victim £150 compensation as well as £85 costs and a £15 surcharge.
NEWCASTLE: Defendant Richard Copeland, aged 33, of Wolseley Road, Newcastle, has pleaded guilty to charges of assaulting a police officer in the execution of his duty, criminal damage, and going equipped for theft.
A date was set for him to be sentenced at North Staffordshire Justice Centre, in Newcastle, on January 22.
Copeland was told that his unconditional bail would be enlarged.
STOKE-ON-TRENT: Two men have appeared in court charged with attempted burglary.
Defendants Gavin Rowley, aged 35, of Cromartie Street, Dresden, and Christopher Symes, aged 36, of Frank Street, Stoke, are both charged with attempted burglary of a shed in Dundee Street, Goms Mill, Longton, on October 21.
The men will enter their pleas at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court on February 8.