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Anthony Stokes Given Suspended Sentence For Assault On Elvis Impersonator

Anthony Stokes Given Suspended Sentence For Assault On Elvis Impersonator

Anthony Stokes has avoided jail for assaulting 53 year old Elvis impersonator, Anthony Bradley.

Judge Patricia Ryan handed down a two-year suspended sentence in the Dublin Central Criminal Court this afternoon. He must also pay Bradley £30,000.

The assault took place outside Buck Whaley's nightclub in Leeson Street in June 2013.

Stokes pleaded guilty to the assault last November.

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Bradley suffered a broken nose and two broken teeth in the incident. He's been diagnosed with a degenerative spinal condition since the assault, causing pain across his neck and shoulders.

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Conor Neville
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Perennial finalist in stand-up comedy competitions and former Contract Lawyer/ Coal Salesman with Corless, Corless and Sweeney

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