A Warrnambool woman who punched her 14-year-old daughter to the head has been re-sentenced after she breached a good behaviour bond by stealing petrol.
The 35-year-old, who cannot be named because that would identify the victim, pleaded guilty in Warrnambool Magistrates Court to shop theft, contravening an adjournment order and three counts of failing to answer bail.
The court heard in August 2019, the woman was at home with her partner and three children when she became enraged after documents belonging to her work were destroyed.
She began screaming and kicked and punched her partner.
The woman's 14-year-old daughter intervened and was subsequently punched to the face.
Police attended the scene to find the woman's three children inside, crying and visibly upset.
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The woman was arrested, interviewed and charged. She appeared in court and was put on a good behaviour bond for 12 months.
That order was breached on May 17 last year when the woman attended a service station on Warrnambool's Raglan Parade about 3.30pm and stole $55 of fuel.
She was arrested on May 21, interviewed, charged and bailed to attend court at a later date.
She failed to appear in court on multiple occasions and was subsequently arrested on Monday.
Lawyer Xavier Farrelly said the initial offending involving the woman's daughter was "not a high point of her life".
"On first blush the original sentence seems relatively modest," he said, in which the magistrate replied: "I think that is a fair comment."
The woman copped a number of fines totalling over $2000 and was placed on a six-month corrections order with the condition she do 60 hours of unpaid community work.
She was also ordered to re-pay the service station for the stolen fuel.
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