A man is facing jail after assaulting another man who attacked him.
Jamie Bridson, 25, of Nelson Street, Accrington, was attacked by Anthony McCann with a brick however ‘got the better’ of him during the fight, a court was told.
He pleaded guilty at Burnley Crown Court to assault occasioning actual bodily harm and will be sentenced on June 30.
Judge Beverley Lunt said: “All sentencing options including prison will have to be considered.”
John Woodward, defending, said he was pleading guilty to the offence on the grounds of ‘excessive self defence’.
He told the court: “He went to visit the complainant that day and they went out because the complainant owed money to the defendant.
"They came to blows and it’s the case that the complainant attacked the defendant with a brick.
"Having said that the defendant then gets the better of the complainant and that’s captured on CCTV.”
Emma Kehoe, prosecuting, said the case was originally adjourned for the Crown to consider his basis of plea.
She said: “The time has allowed consultation with the victim and the police and it is accepted.”