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Dad batters man after he finds daughter's babysitters getting drunk

Lee Brown
Lee Brown

A man faces 17 months in jail after being found guilty of GBH in a Newcastle court of assaulting a man who was at a house where his 11-month old baby was being taken care of.

Lee Brown plead guilty to the grevious bodily harm charge for an attack on a man called Darren McKay, according to the Newcastle Chronicle.

Brown had been out for a night but when he returned to the home where his 11-month old baby was being baby sat he was enraged to discover a party going on, with loud music and drinking.

Brown attacked McKay and punched him so hard in the head that the victim had a broken forehead, nose, jaw and eye socket, plus bruising, swelling and a deep cut to the face.

McKay spent 48 hours in hospital after the attack and Brown's defence Richard Bloomfield admitted the offence: 

He [Brown] made arrangements for the child to be baby sat so he could, if he wished, have a drink.

“He then saw what he perceived to be a party going on around the child. There was loud music and alcohol being consumed.

“He accepts he lost his temper and set about Mr McKay."

Judge Penny Moreland said: “You went to the house where your daughter was being looked after and, because you were unhappy with how she was being looked after, you assaulted Darren McKay.”

Judge Moreland added: “What you did has had a substantial impact on the way he lived his life.”