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Wednesday, 01 April 2015

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Banned from every pub in country after assault at birthday party

A would-be soldier has been banned from every pub in the country for assaulting a man who tried to stop him doing pull-ups on a chandelier at one of the Lake District’s top hotels.

Samuel Gordon Russell, 19, was at a friend’s 21st birthday party at the exclusive Merewood Country House Hotel, overlooking Windermere, when he got drunk.

When another guest tried to stop him, Russell pushed him against a picture hanging on the wall, cutting his head on the glass and severing a tendon in his finger.

The hotel was left with a £1,250 bill to cover repairs.

Russell, of Burneside, near Kendal, pleaded guilty to criminal damage and causing My Payne actual bodily harm.

He was given a 40-week prison sentence, suspended for a year, and banned from all licenses premises for the next 12 months.

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