Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Smirking Thug Who Beat Up His Own Mum Is Jailed ; Man Broke His Mother's Arm When He Attacked Her High on Drugs and Alcohol

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Smirking Thug Who Beat Up His Own Mum Is Jailed ; Man Broke His Mother's Arm When He Attacked Her High on Drugs and Alcohol

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ATHUG who beat up his own mother has been jailed after a judge heard he broke her arm and punched her in the face.

Liam Dicken, 21, of Cavendish Mill, Ashton, was fuelled on alcohol and drugs when he pushed his mum to the floor, kicked her in the arm, and punched her in the face as she tried to get away.

Prosecuting, Duncan Wilcock told Manchester Minshull Crown Court how Dicken returned home in the early hours of February 9 and began shouting for his mum, ignoring his dad's pleas to calm down.

When she appeared, he pushed is mum on to her back - before kicking at her left leg and arm.

Restrained briefly by his father, Dicken followed his mum upstairs, punched her several times in the face before his father again intervened.

His mum was left with a fractured arm and bruising to the face and eye. In a victim statement, Dicken's mum said she felt upset, isolated and her arm was still giving her pain. …

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