Woman jailed for champagne glass assault in Inverness

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A businesswoman who hit another woman with a champagne glass during violence at a charity event has been jailed for 18 months.

Deborah Morren, 54, wept and pleaded with the sheriff as security staff escorted her to the cells after being sentenced at Inverness Sheriff Court.

Gail Macdonald had to have glass shards removed from her upper lip following the assault at an Inverness hotel.

She also required dental work and stitches.

Morren, of Muir of Ord, had earlier admitted assaulting Mrs Macdonald to her severe injury and permanent disfigurement.

Inverness Sheriff Court heard that before the assault there had…