Father avoids jail despite beating teaching assistant unconscious for telling his son off

The Mail is reporting that a father-of-four put a primary school teaching assistant in hospital after she told off one of his sons for fighting in the playground.

Marius Feneck, 28, waited for Lesley-Ann Noel to leave Glenbrook Primary School in Clapham, south London on the day she told off his son for misbehaving during his lunch break.

In a horrific revenge attack, the brute left her with swelling the size of a pineapple on her cheek, a bleeding head, a cut to her lip and long-term damage to her shoulder.

However, he was let off without a jail term when he appeared for sentencing at Inner London Crown Court this morning.

Judge Usha Karu handed him a 12 months suspended sentence, despite telling the court he had ‘deliberately targeted’ his ‘vulnerable’ victim.

She said: ‘This was a serious offence committed against Miss Noel who was only doing her public duty as a teacher at the school.

‘You intended to assault her or to make life difficult for her in some way and you succeeded.’

The court heard that Feneck’s attack on Ms Noel was the final act in a campaign of terror against Glenbrook Primary School which had a banning order against him…

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Horrendous – and just a suspended sentence? Not sure if we are supposed to comment on something like this but that surely can’t be right when a professional is targeted for doing their job. Had it been a police officer who was attacked I wonder what the sentence would have been?

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  1. covrules

    SchoolsImprove the decision is disgraceful. This was a premeditated attack on someone doing their job. What was the Judge thinking?!?!

  2. Johnthe14th

    SchoolsImprove (1/2) It seems this judge has a ‘Diversity and Community Relations’ background (i.e. a possible hard line left winger).

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