Teen headbutted passing girl in Rocky CBD for no reason

A TEENAGER has admitted headbutting a girl he didn't even know while walking through the Rockhampton CBD while drunk.

Gem Jimmy Milton Gigiba-Walit pleaded guilty on Friday in the Rockhampton Magistrates Court to one charge of common assault.

Police prosecutor Constable Manon Barwick said Gigiba-Walit was walking along Quay St towards East St earlier this year when the girl and her boyfriend passed him in the street.

Cst Barwick said Gigiba-Walit headbutted the girl, stood back and then gestured to her.

Her boyfriend was allegedly so upset he punched a window of a nearby building.

Cst Barwick said Gigiba-Walit was so intoxicated he did not know if he had headbutted a male or a female.

Gigiba-Walit's defence lawyer said the couple had earlier walked past Gigiba-Walit "briskly, almost knocking him over".

He had no criminal history of a similar nature.

He was put on probation for eight months and ordered to pay $350 in compensation, with no conviction recorded.

Magistrate Bronwyn Springer said if he had the money to get drunk, he had the money to pay compensation.



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