BEATEN FOR PROTECTING HIS FAMILY; 40 Yobs Attackdad While Baby Watches
Byline: By JAMES GLOVER Crime Reporter _ HURT:
YOBS repeatedly kicked a father in the head as he tried to protect his family.
David Cunliffe, from Norris Green, was bitten and stamped on by a gang of teenagers who attacked him for trying to defend his wife and baby son.
The 25-year-old had to be treated in hospital after he was knocked to the ground outsi d e the McDonald's restaurant in Edge Lane.
And the ordeal has left the family so shaken they are scared to leave their home.
The nightmare began when the Cunliffes drove to the restaurant to get a Saturday night meal.
After Mr Cunliffe entered McDonald's, nervous staff locked the doors while wife Trina, 21, and their one-year-old son, Kain, stayed in their car.
Within minutes, more than 40 teenage boys and girls appeared outside the restaurant, which has had problems with youths for several weeks, and began kicking the doors trying to get in.
One yob exposed himself to staff then began doing the same to Trina and Kain and threatened to beat them up. …