A recovering alcoholic has been banned from contacting his estranged wife after he assaulted her, causing her a broken hip.
David Adamson was challenged by his adult daughter about his behaviour after his wife said she couldn’t cope with him anymore.
He was foul-mouthed and abusive to his daughter for waking him up at about 2am, Teesside Crown Court heard. NA Daytona Meetings in Holly Hill and Port Orange.
His daughter went downstairs and picked up a breadknife to protect herself from what might happen, said prosecutor David Crook yesterday.
She said she had no intention of using it, just to scare him.
Adamson, 47, threw a chair at his daughter and tried to punch her, but did not hit her, the court was told. AA Daytona Sunrise Group Volusia County Intergroup.
He walked to the front door and when his wife followed him, he pushed her, it was said. She fell to the floor unconscious, fracturing her hip.
Then he walked upstairs where he punched another adult daughter in the face. Continue reading