Punched Plaistow Girl: Man Admits Assault
Friday 23rd November 2012
A man has admitted assault after a teenage girl was knocked unconscious in an unprovoked attack in the street in Plaistow.
It happened in the middle of the day on the High Street last Tuesday (November 13) - outside the Black Lion pub.
The 16 year old was followed by Michael Ayoade, 34, from outside her home for about 500 metres.
He then ran up behind her and punched her hard in the back of the head before running away.
The girl had to be treated for bruising to the head and cuts to her face.
Ayoade, of Greengate Street, Plaistow, pleaded guilty to assault occasioning actual bodily harm at Thames Magistrates Court.
Has been remanded in custody to appear at Inner London Crown Court on a date that has yet to be set.