Woman found guilty of vicious Stourbridge attack

A WOMAN has been found guilty of a vicious attack in a Stourbridge pub which left her victim disfigured.

A judge at Wolverhampton Crown Court told 23-year-old Louise Parker she is facing a substantial prison sentence after a jury returned their unanimous verdict.

Parker pushed a glass into the face of a young woman causing injuries described by Recorder Stephen Lowne as dreadful.

He said Parker had told a web of lies to the jury during her trial about the attack in The Glasshouse pub.

He warned Parker, who has a young son: "There is no other disposal to this case other than a custodial sentence."

He added: "It was an extremely serious offence, you could quite easily have blinded this woman."

Parker, of Buffrey Road, Dudley, denied assault causing actual bodily harm but the jury needed just over two-and-a-half hours to consider the evidence before returning their verdict.

The Recorder remanded Parker on conditional bail until Wednesday March 27 for the preparation of a pre-sentence report after a plea for her to be allowed time to get her affairs in order before she goes to prison.

He said she would only be allowed bail on condition she reported daily to police and also obeyed a curfew order between the hours of 7pm and 6am.

Lisa Hancox, prosecuting, told the trial Parker bore a grudge against her victim and she hit her with the glass in what was an unprovoked attack leaving her with nasty cuts to her face.

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