Former boxing champion Lee McAllister banned from city centre night spots

Lee McAllister
Lee McAllister

FORMER boxing champ Lee McAllister has today been given an antisocial behaviour order (ASBO) banning him from night spots in the city centre indefinitely.

McAllister, who was known as the Aberdeen Assassin during his career, was jailed at the city’s sheriff court earlier this month following an assault in a kebab shop.

He was given a nine month prison sentence after he broke Jonathan Hay’s jaw with a single punch in the city’s Marmaris takeaway on Rose Street earlier this year.

And an ASBO banning McAllister, 33, from bars in the city indefinitely was granted by Sheriff Graeme Napier today.

The action was brought by Aberdeen City Council.

A spokesman for the local authority said: “An Anti-Social Behaviour Order was granted that prevents Lee McAllister from accessing Aberdeen city centre between the hours of 7pm and 7am daily and prohibiting him from entering licensed premises.

“This follows a series of incidents of threatening and violent behaviour and intimidation of members of the public.

“The aim of these orders is to help reduce incidents of violence in the city centre and promote a safer environment for the night-time economy.”

Inspector David Howieson, from the City Centre Policing Team, added: “We welcome the decision to grant an ASBO.

“Tackling violent crime within the city centre is a priority for the community policing team and our message to violent offenders is clear, this behaviour is absolutely not acceptable and together with partners we will ensure that those responsible are appropriately dealt with.”