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Peter Milber took a four-year-old boy and pushed him into a popular tourist attraction in 2019.
The 70-year-old Milber picked up his son and sprayed his family with water – including his grandson, who was in Pram at the time.
The boy was reportedly “upset and cried” after being thrown to the ground.
Prosecutor Financial Officer Janet McDonald told the Edinburgh Sheriff’s Court that the baby and his mother were on RBGE at 1:50 pm on July 20, 2019.
Ms. McDonald[The child] He was playing with the other children in the spraying system.
“The children have moved in with each other. Move the spray system to the wet road area.
The mother watched as the defendant approached him [the child] He grabbed his right hand and pushed it to the ground with the left side of his rib cage.
The boy’s mother, from Maxxfield, Cheshire, approached Melbourne and said, “You attacked my son,” and police contacted him.
The facility added that the boy’s mother was aware that he was “drowning people on the road,” but he did nothing to stop her behavior.
Lawyer Joe Boyd said his lawyer had never been in trouble before.
Mr. Boyd said: “My client and his wife and extended family were walking around Botinic Garden in Edinburgh at this time.
Suddenly my client realized that he and his family – the grandson of a baby in the womb – were very wet.
“This came out of the blue and caused a lot of anxiety, especially for the baby.
“The boy continued to burn water on the client and his family.
Mr Boyd said he was “uncontrolled” while the baby was bathing and “tried to take the tube from him.”
The lawyer added: “What happened next was very sad. Injuring his son was not really his focus. ”
Sheriff Peter McCormack said: “This is an unusual case in my experience.
I could not understand that this would never have happened without parental control.
Sheriff Milber warned him about his future behavior and advised him in the case.
Melbourne pleaded guilty to physically assaulting a four-year-old boy and falling to the ground on July 26, 2019, at the Royal Botonic Garden.