Chubby Brown denies assault

He 'hit woman in the face,' court told

Roy Chubby Brown has appeared in court, accused of hitting a woman in the face during a furious dispute in a supermarket car park.

The comic denies common assault against Kelly Oliver after almost colliding with her grandmother's car in Middlesbrough last September.

Oliver, 21, told Teesside magistrates Brown swore at her after reversing his silver Lexus – with the personalised number pate RCB – within an inch of her car.

The altercation continued at the ticket machine, where Brown is said to have hit her across the face.

The court was shown CCTV images of the row, but magistrates said it did not help ether side; while the prosecution produced a witness who said she saw the blow, the BBC reports.

The hearing was adjourned until Tuesday.

Published: 11 Mar 2010

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