Man smashes up Blackpool hotel in rampage destroying retro gaming machine

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Caleb George Rossall pleaded guilty to criminal damage

 

The Comfort Inn Blackpool Gresham hotel
The Comfort Inn Blackpool Gresham hotel (Image: Google)

A man has pleaded guilty to smashing up a retro gaming machine at a Blackpool hotel.

Caleb George Rossall was at the Comfort Inn Blackpool Gresham hotel on Friday, June 11 when he went on a rampage destroying the gaming machine.

Rossall, 24, also destroyed a dining room chair, with both items costing a combined £665.

The man, of no fixed address, was hauled before Blackpool Magistrates’ Court last Wednesday (August 4) where he pleaded guilty to criminal damage to property valued under £5,000.

The court fined him £20 and ordered him to pay the hotel £295 compensation.

Rossall was also given a community order for drug rehabilitation.

By August 3 next year, he must have treatment for drug dependency for three months and participate in an accredited programme for 26 days.