Man Who Performed Karate Style Kick Is Sent To Crown Court For Sentencing

LADELL Franklin performed a karate style kick during a fracas involving members of the United States Air Force in Ely city centre. Franklin also swung two punches – and one of them hit serviceman Jason Searight on the upper arm during the incident that in

LADELL Franklin performed a karate style kick during a fracas involving members of the United States Air Force in Ely city centre.

Franklin also swung two punches - and one of them hit serviceman Jason Searight on the upper arm during the incident that involved several people, Ely magistrates heard on Thursday.

Franklin, 20, of High Barns, Ely - already subject to a suspended jail sentence from Cambridge Crown Court - admitted using threatening behaviour during the incident in Ely city centre on September 5. He was sent back to the Cambridge court for sentencing.