A JUDGE has requested a psychiatric report in the case of a Prospect man who pleaded guilty to assaulting an elderly man at Upper William Street more than two years ago.
Earlier this year, Graham Kelly, 27, of Byrne Avenue pleaded guilty to assaulting Michael Mulcahy Snr at Upper William Street on May 3, 2009.
Mr Mulcahy sustained serious dental injuries when he was punched in the face by Kelly during what was described as a “moment of madness”.
During a sentencing hearing, Judge Carroll Moran said he was considering imposing a three-year-prison sentence in the case.
However, Laurence Goucher BL, representing Kelly, requested an adjournment to facilitate the completion of a psychiatric report.
Judge Moran granted the application and indicated he willimpose sentence on December 16, next.
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