Prison for thug who left woman needing stitches in Kettering attack

He's been put behind bars

Tuesday, 22nd June 2021, 7:00 am
Northampton Magistrates' Court.

A thug left a woman needing stitches in her face after a shocking Kettering town centre attack.

Philip Moore, 37, punched the woman in the mouth at about 4.30pm on June 5 in Sheep Street.

It left her with a cut along the bottom inner lip, and a laceration from the septum of the nose to the top lip which required stitching.

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Moore, of Nene Road in Burton Latimer, was arrested and hauled before magistrates sitting in Northampton earlier this month.

He admitted assaulting a woman by beating her and breaching a non-molestation order by using violence against a woman.

Magistrates jailed him for a total of 20 weeks because of the serious nature of the attack.

A restraining order was also made banning him from contacting a named woman until June 2023.

Moore was also ordered to pay costs of £85 and a surcharge to fund victim services of £128.