Arrest warrant for Newbury woman accused of domestic violence
A COURT has issued a warrant for the immediate arrest of a Newbury woman convicted of domestic violence.
Emma Louise West was due to be sentenced in Reading courthouse on Tuesday October 26 – but she did not show up.
At a previous hearing, she admitted to assaulting Charlotte Nichols by beating her in Mortimer on November 18 last year.
She denied the charge of committing common assault against Ms Nichols in Mortimer on December 15 last year, but this was proven in her absence.
Additionally, Ms West, of Fountain Gardens, Ashridge Court, had denied using violence to gain entry into Charlotte Nichols’ home in Mortimer on November 18 last year, but this has also been proven in her absence .
The 31-year-old admitted to stealing an Apple iPhone worth £ 487.92 from Ms Nichols on December 15 last year and causing criminal damage worth £ 80 to a phone belonging to Thames Valley Police on November 21 of last year.
The charges against Ms Nichols were committed against a background of domestic violence, court documents show.
The prosecution also filed a non-bail charge at Tuesday’s hearing.
In the meantime, the court has issued an arrest warrant for Ms West.