Left barbers without paying for haircut

The courthouse at Bishop Street, Derry.
The courthouse at Bishop Street, Derry.

A man who left a barbers without paying for his haircut has been fined £250.

Jordan Hazlett, whose address was given on court papers as c/o Hydebank Young Offenders Centre, pleaded guilty to making off without paying.

The offence was committed on October 1, last year.

Derry Magistrates Court heard the 20-year-old went into the barbers to get his hair cut. He was drinking in the premises and being abusive to other customers.

He was removed from the barbers.

A short time later he was arrested by police on the Strand Road.

A defence solicitor told the court his client has no memory of the incident.

He said at the time Hazlett was ‘completely incapacitated through alcohol’.

Fining Hazlett, District Judge Barney McElholm also ordered him to pay £7 compensation.