Ed Fish, defending McTighe, of Bristol Road, Brighton, said that “one thing had simply led to another”.
He said the former carpenter had been suffering from an undiagnosed medical condition causing pins and needles and numbness in his limbs.
He added: “He went shopping with his wife in Asda.
“She went into the shop and he was in the car looking after the dog.
“While there his leg went numb.
“He’s tried to get the circulation back in his leg and it moved on to something else.”As you do....
Mr Fish said that McTighe had struggled to work because of his health problems and now worked in music production.
He told the court his main income was from tax credits.So he's a taxpayer-funded wanker...
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