Headbanger banned from town boozers

Ian Gofton pivctured leaving Hartlepool Magistrates Court.
Ian Gofton pivctured leaving Hartlepool Magistrates Court.

A BOOZER has been slapped with a year-long ban from Hartlepool’s most popular pubs for his drunken antics.

Ian Luke Gofton threatened police officers and then repeatedly smashed his own face against the cage of a police van.

The pub ban was handed out to the 20-year-old at Hartlepool Magistrates’ Court after Disctrict Judge Martin Walker heard of his shameful behaviour on a night out.

Read the full story in Wednesday’s Mail