Suspended sentence for nightclub attacker

Lee Hoggarth, of Oriental Place in Hove, who attacked a nightclub promoter with a glass bottle after a birthday celebration, has been ordered to pay £700 and complete 200 hours unpaid work.

Magistrates also gave him a 26 week suspended sentence and ordered him to pay £500 in compensation.

He admitted hitting the promoter over the head with a bottle in an unprovoked attack outside Boutique in West Street, Brighton on 27 August this year.