Elvis, Big Bird, Mr T and the Honey Monster lookalikes avoid jail after city centre brawl
ON ONE side was Elvis, Big Bird, Mr T and the Honey Monster, on the other their plain clothed rivals.
A group of men who "disgracefully" brawled in the street have all avoided jail.
Eight of the men pleaded guilty to affray, another, Craig Lynch, admitted a public order offence.
Anthony Saunders, dressed as the Honey Monster, was out with his relatives on April 8.
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Wayne Saunders, who donned the King's gold trousers, Dean Saunders, became Big Bird and Ross Saunders, dressed as The A Team's Mr T, were all out to celebrate the new arrival of Ross Saunders's child.They became involved in two brawls outside Retro bar, on St Mary Street, Swansea with a rival family.
Anthony Saunders, 33, again approached Craig Lynch, aged 24, and threw punches.
Elvis - also known as Wayne Saunders, 38, of Oakwood Drive, Gowerton - was seen throwing punches towards another man, Leon Sheffield, of Sketty Road.Andrew Kift, of Nant-y-Creyr also became involved before police arrived.
All but Sheffield, aged 21, Kift, aged 24, and Jake Lynch, aged 20, of Mynydd Bach y Glo, had previous convictions.Recorder Nicholas Gareth Jones said he would not jail any of them and gave all 12 month community orders.
Anthony Saunders was given 300 hours of unpaid work, Jake Lynch, Sheffield, Kift, Ross Lynch, 21, and Ross Saunders were all given 150 hours of unpaid work to complete.Craig Lynch, of Glasfryn, Myndd Bach y Glo, was given 75 hours in unpaid work and Wayne Saunders was ordered to complete 225 hours of unpaid work.All except Dean and Wayne Saunders received curfews.
All the group were ordered to pay costs.