A mum-of-three bit chunks out of the ears of another woman during a fight which they had arranged via Facebook.
Julie-Ann Doherty was jailed for two years after a court heard Shona Knight needed extensive surgery as a result of the injuries she suffered.
Leeds Crown Court heard Doherty, 33, and Miss Knight, 28, agreed to meet each other to settle a six-month feud. The pair had seen their relationship become increasingly bitter and they had exchanged insults by text and on social media.Lovely! But surely pretty unusual to come to (prearranged) blows?
The court was told both women are members of the travelling community and prearranged fights to settle disputes was “part of their culture.”I’d heard this, but had fondly assumed it meant just the menfolk…