Britain's Got Talent star Jack Carroll victim of shock assault on night out

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Former Britain's Got Talent contestant Jack Carroll was the victim of a shock assault on a night out, it's been reported.

A man has been in court charged with assaulting the comedian, who has cerebral palsy and made the live final of BGT in 2013 when he was 14.

According to the court case, Jack was approached on a night out by a group of fans wanting a picture before one member of the guys turned aggressive.

The prosecution alleged: “[Jack] has cerebral palsy and uses a walking frame for his mobility.

“The group asked if they could have a photo of them with him, he obliged and they took their shots.”

However one member of the group ended up assaulting Jack.

"The complainant said: ‘He pushed me with both hands causing me to fall over onto my bum'," the prosecution continued. "’My frame fell on top of me. A crowd watched and as he pushed me he shouted f*** off’."

The defence said that the man responsible was "incredibly remorseful" for the incident.

"He would like to pass onto the victim that he’s sorry for what happened and it was wholly out of character," his lawyer told the court. “It was an alcohol fuelled incident and his whole life will be affected.”

After pleading guilty to a charge of assault, the man who attacked Jack was ordered to carry out 40 hours of community service, pay £100 in compensation and a further £85 in costs and victim surcharge.

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