Man admits assault after spitting on Welsh Conservative MP Jamie Wallis
A man has pleaded guilty to spitting on Welsh Conservative MP Jamie Wallis outside a railway station.
Kenny Defelice, 44, of Kenton Road in Harrow, north-west London, assaulted the Bridgend MP at London Paddington station on September 24 last year.
Defelice, dressed in a striped T-shirt, beige jeans and white trainers, entered a guilty plea at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday.
He also pleaded guilty to resisting arrest.
Tom Heslop, prosecuting, told the court that Mr Wallis was outside the station on his mobile phone when he was approached by Defelice who asked for a cigarette.
Defelice kept on requesting a cigarette and then spat towards Mr Wallis.
The prosecutor said the spit landed on the MP’s chest and chin, adding that Defelice admitted in interview to spitting at Mr Wallis.
Defelice was granted unconditional bail and will be sentenced on August 24.
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