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Colne man found asleep in restaurant
4:22pm Thursday 6th September 2012 in News
A MAN found asleep in a takeaway restaurant swore at police when he was woken up, a court was told.
Burnley magistrates heard how alcoholic Christopher Graham, 34, a former manager at Boundary Mill, Colne, had ended up jobless after becoming depressed due to personal tragedies.
His two sisters had committed suicide and Graham had found one of them hanged.
Graham was said to have found out his partner was having an affair and had turned to alcohol. Graham, of Walton Street, Colne, admitted being drunk and disorderly in Market Street, on August 17.
Keith Rennison, defending, said Graham was trying to address his drink problem, was deeply sorry for his behaviour, and was going to have grief counselling. The defendant was given an 18 month conditional discharge.