Rockingham: woman fined $1000 for pulling hair

A WOMAN received a hefty fine for hair pulling during an assault at Boost Juice in Rockingham.

Pleading guilty through an endorsed plea, Morgan Peretini was convicted in her absence for common assault in circumstances of aggravation.

The prosecutor said the victim and their partner were at the Boost Juice bar in Rockingham Shopping Centre.

The victim stood between her partner and another group of males including Peretine, who walked up to the couple.

Police said all people were known to each other.

After a verbal altercation, Peretini grabbed the victim by her hair and pulled her around, inflicting scratches to the victim’s forehead.

Some of the males intervened and separated Peretini from the victim.

Police were called and questioned Peretini.

Magistrate Vivian Edwards fined her $1000 and ordered she pay $188 in costs.