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What are the facts please?
Was the kicking to the body or the head?
Yes, a massive one. Although, in truth, if they had evidence of kicks to the head then I would have expected more serious charges.
Your problem is going to be the kicking. There is clear case law to the effect that kicking a person lying on the ground is aggravated both by the action and the use of shod feet as weapon.
For S4 public order you would not normally get a custodial sentence on a first offence. The kicking is an aggravating feature but the truth is that if they had wanted to make the most of that they should probably have charged it as an affray.
Can I clarify anything for you ?
If they have charged this as S4 they aren't going to charge it as an affray now.
I would expect a community order.
The truth is that they are too busy wasting money on false allegations of sexual abuse to deal with crime properly. I wouldn't complain though. From your point of view a S4 is a good deal.
No, that is a matter for CPS.
This will just be before Magistrates anyway.
The Crown Prosecution Service.
Yes, it is but not likely
If you are charged jointly then you would.
If not then you wouldn't.
No, as I have said.
They are not likely to do that now.