The Zutons' Dave McCabe sentenced for assault

Singer ordered to carry out unpaid work and pay victim

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The Zutons' Dave McCabe has been sentenced for assaulting a man outside a nightclub in his home city of Liverpool.

The singer/guitarist has been ordered to carry out 150 hours of unpaid work and must pay victim Peter Appleby £1,500 compensation, reports BBC News.

He also has to pay £3,500 court costs.

The ruling was made at Liverpool Crown Court this morning (October 29).

The incident occurred in September 2009 outside the Korova bar. McCabe headbutted Appleby, breaking his nose.

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