A judge has described a Skegness’ woman’s actions, when she thrust her face into that of a 93-year-old woman, as ‘shocking’.
Charlotte Rose Davies, 41, of Lumley Crescent, admitted assaulting Margaret Evans when she appeared at Skegness Magistrates’ Court.
Daniel Pietryka, prosecuting, said that on May 6, Margaret Evans, a 93-year-old woman, was sat on a chair outside the flats where she lived in Alexandra Court when Davies, who was drunk, went up to her and thrust her face into hers, leading both her and an eye witness to believe she was going to headbutt her.
He said that Davies used offensive language to Mrs Evans, including telling her she was a ‘nasty old woman’ and that ‘no one would be at your funeral’.
She used further offensive language.
Mr Pietryka said Davies had visited the building on previous occasions and had had verbal altercations with Mrs Evans before.
He said Mrs Evans feared she was going to be assaulted and an eye witness, who recorded what happened on his phone, also thought she was going to be headbutted.
Mitigating, Andrew Goldsborough said Davies had had drug issues for 10 years and that drugs and alcohol had been a ‘destructive part of her life’.
He said she was given a drug rehabilitation order in May but had failed to comply with it and was due in court the following week for proceedings for breaching the order.
Deputy District Judge Hollingsworth said the incident was ‘shocking’.
Postponing sentencing on both matters to August 4 and ordering a probation report, he said : “I take a very serious view of this.”
Davies was granted conditional bail.