Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

You Have Been Warned

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

You Have Been Warned

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Byline: Andrew Pain

A judge issued a stern warning to young louts across Teesside as he put five teenagers behind bars for an attack in a takeaway.

The Stockton gang launched an attack on the owners of the Lucky Garden Chinese takeaway at Elm Tree Avenue in January, as reported at the time.

Yesterday the Recorder of Middlesbrough, Judge Peter Fox QC told the defendants: "The word must go out to your contemporaries and other teenagers that this kind of behaviour will not be tolerated by the courts.

"Youngsters such as you have got to learn that there are choices and consequences. You chose to get drunk and you chose to be abusive. You and others must know what follows."

The five - Daniel Lee Brown, 18, of Lowick Close; Michael James Hancock, 16, of Midfield View; Adeem Khan, 16, of Rydal Road; James Colin Parker, 16, of Castlereigh Road; and Lianne Jayne Wilcock, 15, of Hamilton Road admitted the charge of affray at Teesside Crown Court on Friday, September 2.

The gang stormed into the Stockton takeaway and attacked husband and wife owners Linon and Ailing Lee on January 14. …

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