Attack blamed on tequila

Last updated 05:00 19/02/2014

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A 23-year-old apprentice carpenter armed with knuckledusters blamed tequila for his attack on another man in central New Plymouth.

Trinity Doughty yesterday pleaded guilty to injuring the man with intent to injure him on the night of December 8.

His lawyer Julian Hannam asked that Doughty's curfew, which banned him from being in the CBD at night, to be lifted prior to sentencing.

Judge Allan Roberts did so warning Doughty that if he "mucked up again" and carried weapons with him he would not have any possibility of a possible community-based sentence.

If he did reoffend, the judge warned Doughty he would "throw the book at him" when being sentenced on March 25.

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