Pair sentenced for bat attack

TWO Harrogate residents have been sentenced for their part in a baseball bat attack on Christmas Day.

Tracey Prague, 28, of Avenue Grove, was this week given a 12-month conditional discharge for assault by beating. Shaun Johnson, 18, of Avenue Street, was given a 12-month community order, a 12-month supervision order, a three-month curfew and was told he must attend a thinking skills programme for assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

A third defendant, Stephen James Craig, 45, of Avenue Grove, will be sentenced in December for his part in the attack on John Christiansen.