Our Result - Assault Causing Harm - 1300060

Reference: Assault Causing Harm

Charge

Assault Causing Harm

Maximum Penalty

10 years imprisonment

Penalty Received

3 months imprisonment, suspended sentence Good Behaviour Bond for 18 months and $200

Circumstances

Defendant attended party at his mother’s house on Boxing Day. Guests became intoxicated. Victim had been asked to leave after making unsavoury comments to the Defendant’s mother. Victim made physical contact with Defendant’s mother, resulting in her falling to the ground. Defendant punched victim once to the face. Victim sustained a broken nose, 4 chipped teeth and 1 broken tooth. Defendant had prior convictions for assault.

Suburb where the offence occurred: Kilburn