chip shop customer ran amok after being disappointed by her takeaway food order. The court heard how Wendy Mountford smashed a plate in chip shop owner Shirley Hollies's face and pelted her with mushy peas.Mountford denied using the plate as a weapon and claimed she had only been acting in self-defence.
But the 55-year-old was convicted of assault occasioning actual bodily harm.She had called to order two meals from Shepherd Street Chippy in Biddulph, Staffordshire, on the evening of April 24, 2021.But when the food was delivered to her bungalow, she found that some items were missing.After Mountford called to complain, Mrs Hollies, who runs the chippy with her husband, decided to deliver the additional items herself.
But when she got to the address, reports Birmingham Live, an argument erupted. The victim told the court: "I felt something on my back and I realised she'd thrown the food at me."I saw later that there were peas down my back.Read more on dailystar.co.uk