Workers assaulted after lady is refused entry to Dunfermline pub



A DUNFERMLINE lady assaulted two members of employees at The Creepy Wee Pub after she was denied entry.

Nicola Muir, 47, of Keir Hardie Terrace, was deemed too drunk to be allowed into the pub.

She beforehand admitted that on November 12, at pub in Kirkgate, she assaulted a feminine and seized her by the neck, pushed her in opposition to a wall and pinned her in opposition to the wall.

Additionally, she assaulted a second feminine and seized her on the top and scratched her face.

Depute fiscal Katherine Fraser defined to Dunfermline Sheriff Courtroom that the complainer was the supervisor of the pub and there have been two different members of employees there. The opposite witness who was assaulted was the deputy supervisor; she was within the pub, however wasn’t working on the time.

Muir had tried to enter the bar however was refused entry due to her drunken state.

She acknowledged that she knew the supervisor however the supervisor confirmed that she did not know her and he or she was too drunk to be allowed entry.

When Muir was requested about her conduct by the supervisor, she grabbed her by the throat and pushed her in opposition to a wall.

The witness went to assist her colleague and pulled her off the supervisor however Muir then turned on the witness, grabbed her face after which scratched her along with her nails.

Defence solicitor Stephen Morrison stated that his consumer admitted that her behaviour was “appalling”.

Nevertheless, he defined that her model of occasions was that she left the pub and was adopted by each the ladies and there was no clarification for why they did.

“She has a restricted recollection of what occurred however believes she was struck to the again of her head,” he stated.

“It’s professionally recognised that she has had some vital traumas in her life.

“She has been identified with alcohol-related mind harm.

“If she abuses alcohol then the chances are she’s going to get herself into hassle.”

Sheriff James McDonald stated: “Undoubtedly, alcohol performed a component on this incident.

“It appears a big downside and with out it, you in all probability would not be in entrance of the court docket.”

The sheriff imposed a group payback order consisting of 15 months of supervision with a conduct requirement to undertake an alcohol and counselling programme. Muir can even must pay £500 in compensation.