Terror of teen who was left battered and bruised after Sunderland house party turned violent

Karrina Bates was assaulted by Faye Robson and Kyle Calvert (pictured below).
Karrina Bates was assaulted by Faye Robson and Kyle Calvert (pictured below).
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A MAN and woman inflicted a “frightening” attack leaving a teenager beaten black and blue.

Faye Robson, 19, and Kyle Calvert, 23, pleaded guilty to one count of assault occasioning actual bodily harm at Newcastle Crown Court yesterday.

Faye Robson, aged 19, and Kyle Calvert, 23, pictured outside Sunderland Magistrates Court where they appeared charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm.'They wounded Karrina Bates in January 2011.

Faye Robson, aged 19, and Kyle Calvert, 23, pictured outside Sunderland Magistrates Court where they appeared charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm.'They wounded Karrina Bates in January 2011.

The court heard victim Karrina Bates, of Marley Pots, was left swollen and scarred after she was assaulted at the Sunderland house.

The offences, which took place on January 5 at a property in Fulwell, were branded as “frightening” by Judge James Goss.

Robson and Calvert, both of Hebburn, South Tyneside, deny false imprisonment which was accepted by the prosecution.

Robson also denied one count of intimidation, for trying to contact Karrina via Facebook to discuss the case.

Karrina, who was just 17 at the time of the incident, was left with a broken nose, black eye, wounds to her right leg and a badly-bruised back.

As she recovered at Sunderland Royal Hospital, the former Red House School pupil’s mum, Leona, 35, said she was shocked when she saw how injured her daughter was.

She said: My guts were turning. I just couldn’t grasp it.”

Judge Goss adjourned the case for sentencing for both defendants for the week commencing November 28.

He said: “This is undoubtedly a frightening and bullying attack.”

The court heard that the victim also alleged that the knife was used to inflict the cut on her ear, a claim again denied by Robson.

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