Woman admits assault charge

PUBLISHED: 15:23 22 December 2008 | UPDATED: 22:48 15 June 2010

A SEATON woman has pleaded guilty to a charge of assaulting another woman outside the The Famous George pub.

A SEATON woman has pleaded guilty to a charge of assaulting another woman outside the The Famous George pub.Carol Ann Evans, 44, of The Burrow, assaulted Rita Fancy on Sunday, November 30.Evans appeared at Central Devon Magistrates' Court last week. The court heard on the evening of the assault, Evans had kicked Fancy in the head, causing bleeding. Fancy has since applied for compensation.When interviewed by police, Evans reportedly said: "I kicked her in the head, I don't regret it." Evans later said she could not remember the incident and had been drunk after five pints of larger and five to six sambucas. Prosecuting Alison Jordan said: "Evans did not dispute witness statements and said if everyone said she did it, she must have done it."Defending, Jeremy Tricks said Evans had suffered from mental health issues, such as depression and post natal stress. Chairman of the bench Penny Wildes said to Evans: "In due course you will be given credit for your guilty plea. But I feel we need more information."Evans will be sentenced on January 9. She was granted unconditional bail.


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