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22 Feb 2020 13:44
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    A man who knocked a Rotorua teacher unconscious during an after school pick-up has escaped a jail sentence

    A man who knocked a Rotorua teacher unconscious during an after school pick-up has escaped a jail sentence


    19-year-old Sheldon Tawhiti-Ormsby was sentenced to 18 months of intensive supervision and judicial monitoring in the Tauranga District Court.

    Police say Rotorua Intermediate School teacher Alisdair Hay was helping alleviate a traffic jam in February last year.

    When occupants in a vehicle failed to do what Hay advised, he took a photo of the vehicle, and the occupants started to verbally abuse him.

    Tawhiti-Ormsby then got out of the vehicle and punched Hay in the face.

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