Engineering student fined after attacking man on Institute dancefloor
The attack was unprovoked
An Aberdeen student has been ordered to pay a £100 fine after assaulting a local over the Christmas holidays.
Rob Lawrie admitted to beating up Andrew McGovern at Aberdeen Sheriff Court.
The 21-year-old drunkenly lost his temper when he was elbowed in Institute on the 27th December.
But the victim was not seriously harmed.
Despite working for Apple, Lawrie didn’t use his genius when avoiding the scuffle.
The Engineering student’s solicitor said it was out of character for Rob to lash out and punch the victim twice in the face.
Sheriff Walter Mercer took the fact Lawrie was a student into consideration because he “wouldn’t have a lot of money sloshing around”, and so just fined him one hundred quid.
A night in Institute has never been so expensive.