An obese man, age 38, who weighs 40 stone (560lbs), having three children and is a stepfather of four, from Hartlepool will receive a 15 month custodial sentence. The man using a wheelchair burst into a home and attacked two men with a baseball bat.
One of them suffered a head injury. For this crime someone can be sentenced to 2-4 years in prison. However the court took into consideration that the man is obese, and showing health problems. The man has many convictions on his record.