A woman has been left permanently scarred after the "love of her life" and his new partner launched a brutal attack.
The woman, who is not being named, was drinking alcohol on a bench when Lee McManus, 44, and his new girlfriend Charmaine Coulson, 32, approached her.
Laura Marshall, prosecuting, told Hull Crown Court the couple "began to kiss each other in front of her", Hull Live reports.
"She [the victim] interpreted that as an attempt to wind her up and make her jealous about the relationship," Ms Marshall said.
The woman responded by saying: "Why are you even here? Why don’t you go away?"
But Coulson replied: "I’m from Hull. I can go wherever I want. You should go."
The victim "didn’t want trouble" and left to buy more alcohol, returning five minutes later "hoping they had left".
But as she crossed the road, she spotted the couple and a row broke out.
McManus "told her not to mouth off about him" as she said "just go and live your lives".
And Coulson, who was behind McManus, began shouting and referring to McManus as "her bloke".
Coulson then began to attack the woman, who retaliated to defend herself.
McManus tried to separate the women and protect Coulson, grabbing his former partner by her hair.
Clumps of the victim’s hair were later found at the scene and placed in evidence bags.
Then Coulson produced a pair of nail scissors and began stabbing her.
Ms Marshall said: "She describes being punched multiple times in the head and face and felt her nose crack. Coulson began to assault her again with a sharp object.
"She felt like she was being stabbed with something sharp. It appeared to be a pair of nail scissors."
As McManus and his new love left, Coulson shouted: "That’s what happens every time I see you. I’ll stab you up."
The victim was attended by paramedics.
She had been in an "on-off" relationship with McManus for 10 years until the summer of 2017, and described him as "the love of her life", Ms Marshall said.
She was left with a 20cm scar on her left hip, and scars on her left cheek and near her ear. She said: "They are a horrible reminder of what happened to me."
The woman said she no longer felt safe leaving home and had been called a "grass" by McManus’s friends for reporting the incident to police.
She later said in a victim statement: "The whole situation is causing me a lot of grief and harassment. I just want to get on with my life and do not want the aggravation of all this.
"To be attacked with a pair of nail scissors in broad daylight in all honesty is outrageous. I feel frightened and extremely worried about what might happen in future if they see me."
Coulson, now of Stroud, Gloucestershire, admitted assault occasioning actual bodily harm, which happened on September 16, 2017.
She had 47 previous offences on her record, including robbery and assault occasioning actual bodily harm.
McManus, of west Hull, admitted assault occasioning actual bodily harm on the basis that he had originally been trying to stop the violence and did not know Coulson had or would use nail scissors, which was accepted by prosecutors.
He had committed 86 previous offences, including assault occasioning actual bodily harm, battery, and wounding.
Dale Brook, for McManus, said he had long battled "serious addiction to drugs" but had managed to find stable accommodation for the first time in "a long time" following release from his last prison sentence.
Charlotte Baines, for Coulson, said she her life had been "blighted" by long-term drug addiction.
"The defendant has moved away from this area and it is her intention to remain out of the area," she said.
Judge Graham Robinson told McManus he had been "flaunting" his relationship in front of his former partner, which was "a particularly childish thing to do".
He was sentenced to 26 weeks in jail, suspended for 12 months, was ordered to have six months of drug rehabilitation and up to 15 days rehabilitation.
Coulson, who had spent nine months on remand, as well as 45 days on a qualifying electronically monitored curfew, was sentenced to two years supervision, must have six months of drug rehabilitation, and up to 30 days rehabilitation.
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