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Shrinking_Dogma's Avatar Jump to comment 21 by Shrinking_Dogma

Re Comment 20 by Vorlund

The lesser offence can be made out if proved it was within hearing or sight of someone likely to be caused Harassment/Alarm/Distress - that can be inferred through the situation. No need to call a bunch of five year olds to actually give evidence for example if someone is threatening them outside a school.

In the case of this woman though, she was charged with the more serious offence which indicated she intended to cause H/A/D and did cause H/A/D, so there must have been evidence to that point. Perhaps people not on the youtube clip or perhaps evidence from those on the clip that although outwardly they wanted to appear calm not to aggravate the situaion inside they actually were caused H/A/D. Who knows, but it must have been proven to the criminal standard.

Thu, 31 May 2012 07:38:00 UTC | #944714