Woman jailed for McGowan's pub attack

A female pub reveller who carried out a ferocious attack on a fellow drinker has been jailed for 16 months. Inner London Crown Court heard Monika Dorota Friedrich punched the 33-year-old man in the face after he made an unwanted sexual comment at her in M

A female pub reveller who carried out a ferocious attack on a fellow drinker has been jailed for 16 months.

Inner London Crown Court heard Monika Dorota Friedrich punched the 33-year-old man in the face after he made an unwanted sexual comment at her in McGowan's Public House in Neasden Lane, Neasden in June 2008.

After she assaulted the victim, another man, who is still at large, joined her and the fight carried on out into the street.

Friedrich from Essex, admitted actual bodily harm and the hunt goes on to find the other attacker.


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PC Benson, investigating officer, said: "We are pleased that a woman has received a sentence proportionate with her actions.

"The sentence sends out a clear message to those who are contemplating committing these sorts of offences on our borough that the sentences being given to guilty offenders will reflect their actions and that the judicial system will work with the police in ensuring that the full weight of the law will be used.

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