Renfrew dad battered KFC supervisor in row over soiled bogs

A Renfrew dad went berserk in KFC and battered a supervisor after complaining about dirty bogs.

Kenneth Scott kicked off within the eatery within the Braille Crescent department, close to Braehead Shopping Centre, on April 23.

The 51-year-old was dissatisfied with the obvious lack of bathroom roll and hand cleaning soap within the bogs.

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Scott grabbed a supervisor by the neck and punched him on the again of the top, the Paisley Daily Express stories.

He appeared at Paisley Sheriff Court docket and admitted the assault earlier than being fined £720.

Sheriff Lindsay Kooner ordering him to pay £400 in compensation to the sufferer and £320 on high of that.

Scott was ordered to cough up £100 per 30 days and was warned by Kooner, ‘be certain that this comes out of your pocket and never the household’s funds’.

Prosecutor Jason Stark beforehand informed the court docket: “Round 6.40pm the sufferer was working as a supervisor within the retailer.

“The accused got here as much as the counter complaining he was dissatisfied with the male bogs.

“As a result of nature of the criticism an inspection was carried out.

“As soon as within the male bogs, the supervisor deemed them passable.

“This angered the accused and he grabbed the supervisor by the neck and punched him on the again of the top.

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“The police have been contacted they usually arrived at 6.55pm and arrested the accused.”

Defence agent on the final calling, Kevin Brady informed the court docket that the state of the loos was a lot worse than the Crown had narrated.

Mr Brady defined: “Mr Scott attended the restaurant together with his spouse and son, and whereas his spouse was ordering the meals he went to the bathroom.

“His spouse despatched their son to ask Mr Scott what he needed to order and he needed to ask his son to go get bathroom paper.

“There was no lock on the door and no cleaning soap within the dispenser. His spouse additionally acknowledged there was no bathroom paper within the feminine bogs.”

Mr Brady stated Scott, who beforehand labored in safety at Glasgow Airport, felt the bogs have been a “shame.”

He added: “Given it’s finger meals and in instances of covid, Mr Scott felt the bogs the place unhygienic. He had been left standing on the counter for 20 minutes earlier than he was spoken to. When he confirmed the supervisor that there was no cleaning soap within the dispenser, he was informed ‘If you’re sensible sufficient you’ll determine it out.’

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“He thought he was handled completely disgracefully and it was a momentary lapse and he acted in the way in which the narration describes.”

On Friday, solicitor, Anthony Callaghan added that Scott was “embarrassed” by the incident.

He added: “He’s actually at a loss and is embarrassed about his response on this present day.

“He’s ashamed and the background report additionally reveals that.

“He’s employed, is married and has three youngsters, he has beforehand been of excellent character and his household are additionally ashamed of his actions this present day.”

Sentencing, Sheriff Kooner stated: “It’s actually inexplicable how somebody of your earlier good character and good work ethic would behave within the method that you just did and it’s fully unacceptable.”


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