Foul-mouthed teen’s shame

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A TEENAGER was abusive at both a bus station and hospital after a booze binge, a court heard.

Jordan Winstanley, of Radnor Drive, Leigh, admitted to being drunk and disorderly when he appeared before Wigan magistrates.

Katie Beattie, prosecuting, said the 19-year-old was at Leigh Bus Station causing a scene. When police arrived he became abusive and swore at them. She said: “He could hardly stand up. His speech was slurred and officers were worried about his behaviour. He had a scrape above his left eye and dried blood on his lips. Because of his injuries he was taken to Wigan Infirmary. The waiting room was full of people, including children. He was taken outside because he was shouting abuse at officers but calmed down when he saw the doctor.”

Colin Rawson, defending, said: “He was a victim of assault and had obvious injuries. He would have given a police statement but for reasons unexplained, probably the amount of drink he had, he gave a barrage of abuse. He apologises for his actions and recognises his behaviour was not appropriate.”

Winstanley, who had previous convictions and was subject to a conditional discharge from November 2012, was given another 12-month conditional discharge.