Man convicted of racial offence at nightclub

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A VISITOR to Pink Punters gay, lesbian and transgender nightclub may face prison after racially abusing a doorman.

William Ballantyne, 39, pleaded guilty to a charge of racially aggravated harassment of Vincent Do’Rosario.

Milton Keynes magistrates heard how a confrontation with Mr Do’Rosario happened when Ballantyne was visiting the Fenny Stratford club in May last year.

Ballantyne, who teaches European languages, originally pleaded not guilty,

On Tuesday he changed his plea to guilty and the case was adjourned for sentencing by magistrates.

Racially aggravated offences are crimes where the offender shows or is driven by racial hostility.

They carry a maximum prison sentence of several years.