Halifax man pleads guilty to nightclub assault


A man from Halifax will appear in court later this month after pleading guilty to assault in Liquid nightclub.

Eugene Sinclair, 37, from Providence Row in Ovenden, punched Dean Avis at around 2.30am on 27 November 2011, causing his teeth to be loosened and a cut to his lower lip which required ten stitches.

Mr Sinclair was out with a group of friends when the incident occurred, but assaulted Mr Avis after an altercation broke out and another man was head-butted, Calderdale magistrates heard.

Mr Sinclair will appear at Calderdale Magistrates Court on July 18.