A boyfriend who misplaced his mood and broke his partner’s window after an argument was branded “very foolish” by a judge.
Paul O’Connel had been requested to depart his girlfriend’s Wallsend residence and was locked exterior when prompted £400-worth of injury.
In a bid to get again contained in the property, the 32-year-old forcibly pulled a window “off its runners” earlier than fleeing the scene, a courtroom heard.
However, O’Connel, who has earlier domestic-related offences on his report, quickly handed himself in to the police and he was arrested.
And he is now been ordered to pay £400 compensation to his girlfriend after he pleaded responsible to 1 depend of felony harm at North Tyneside Magistrates’ Court.
Sentencing him, District Judge Paul Currer stated: “This may be very foolish offending, actually.
“People disagree on a regular basis however that does not imply it’s important to find yourself damaging issues.
“You must be actually rising out of this now.”
The courtroom heard that it was on December 9 this yr that O’Connel, now of Bewick Road, Wallsend, was at his partner’s residence, the place he had been dwelling for 2 months.
Alan Davison, prosecuting, stated: “The complainant had been supporting the defendant financially all through their relationship however, up to now few weeks, his behaviour had deteriorated.
“They had an argument. She heard him choose up a glass from the desk and heard it smash.”
The sufferer then informed O’Connel to depart her residence and locked him out of the home, the courtroom was informed.
Mr Davison continued: “The defendant pulled the kitchen window, which was barely open on the time, off its runners. He then left and the police had been referred to as.
“The complainant stated some tiles had been broken as properly, so the whole compensation she’s requesting is £500.”
David Parish, mitigating, stated O’Connel handed himself into the police and now accepted his relationship was over.
“He was informed to get out the home and he is gone exterior to get his instruments,” the solicitor added. “She’s locked him out. The kitchen window was barely ajar.
“He’s opened it wanting her to let him again in however accepts he used an excessive amount of pressure and broken the window.”