Butlin’s nosebite accused appears at Chichester Crown Court

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A HOLIDAYMAKER who is charged with biting another woman’s nose at Butlin’s, in Bognor Regis, will stand trial next year.

Tina Love, 27, from Dartford, appeared at Chichester Crown Court today (November 29), charged with grievous bodily harm.

She pleaded guilty to inflicting GBH on Julie Ann McDonald, but not guilty to inflicting GBH with intent.

The assault happened at a pantomime performance of Jack and the Beanstalk attended by families and children at Butlin’s on April 11, earlier this year.

The court heard the victim now has ‘lifelong injuries’ after the incident.

“The timing of a very, very nasty assault could not have been worse,” said prosecutor Ed Hand. “It was in front of children who were there to enjoy a holiday.”

She has been released on conditional bail and cannot contact the victim.

She will reappear at Chichester Crown Court around February or March next year.