Punter attacks stripper outside South Yorkshire strip club after she refused to sleep with him

The sickening attack (Picture: SWNS)
The sickening attack (Picture: SWNS)
7
Have your say

A young dancer was brutally punched in the face by a "racist" punter outside a South Yorkshire strip club after turning him down for sex.

Anastasia Frances' face was broken in three places after she was attacked trying to break up a fight between the customer and her boyfriend.

Anastasia Frances was left with a black eye after the attack (Picture SWNS)

Anastasia Frances was left with a black eye after the attack (Picture SWNS)

Stripper Anastasia, 21, claimed her attacker pestered her for sex all night at the Bentleys Gentleman's Club, on Hall Gate in Doncaster.

The glamorous dancer then left the club after turning down the punter's cash advances, but he decided to lurk around outside and wait for her.

She said her partner, Kane Wilson, 29, was then volleyed with "racist" abuse after he asked the man what he was doing tailing the couple as they left the club together.

The shocking act was captured by an eye-witness on video from the safety of a car as Kane and the vile thug tussled outside the club.

Aftermath of the attack (Picture SWNS)

Aftermath of the attack (Picture SWNS)

Footage of the "devastating attack", which can be viewed here, was posted onto the Doncaster Free Press' Facebook page with an appeal for information to be passed on to police.

But as the exotic dancer tried to part the men, she suffered a broken eye socket after her cheekbone shattered in three places following a brutal punch from the customer.

Mum-of-one Anastasia was left dazed and the impact damaged a nerve down the left side of her body causing constant numbness.

Anastasia, of Leeds, said: "Look, I'm not a prostitute - I'm an exotic dancer. I have been a stripper since I was 18 years old and I have never had any trouble.

Anastasia (Picture: SWNS)

Anastasia (Picture: SWNS)

"You can get the odd p***k in and this time he hasn't let it go - he was shouting 'I'm not leaving until I've had sex with you'.

"He punched me just once near my ear and it's broke my eye socket and all my cheek bone and have numbness down my left hand side.

"The attack has left me anxious and I have said I am not going to strip at that venue anymore.

"The guy was gross and kept asking me for sex - he wouldn't leave me alone. He was offering me cash and everything."

Anastasia and her son Kartier (Picture SWNS)

Anastasia and her son Kartier (Picture SWNS)

Anastasia, who is half-Maltese herself, was stalked back to a taxi by a man in his 30s as she left work at the strip club - her first time back in the industry following the birth of her month-old son Kartier.

In the 25-second video clip Anastasia is heard telling her attacker, who is dressed in a black blazer, to “get away from him now” during the early hours of Saturday, April 15.

The attacker is heard shouting in the video “what you got you n*****?” as he taunts the Kane before aiming the sickening punch at Anastasia - without looking at her.

Speaking about the sickening punch, Anastasia said: "I work in Bentley's Strip Club, he wanted to have sex with me and I was with my boyfriend who had come to support me.

"I had just given birth to our first child in March and I wanted to get back to working straight away.

"The bloke who attacked me was on drugs and as we were leaving he followed Kane and I back to the taxi - he was waiting for me.

She has been a stripper since she was 18, and says she's never had any trouble (Picture SWNS)

She has been a stripper since she was 18, and says she's never had any trouble (Picture SWNS)

"He didn't even look at me, he just swung around and punched me on my cheek, next to my ear.

"In the video, you can see the dad gives him something shiny before he hits me and he was calling Kane a 'n***a'. It was awful - I couldn't believe it and I was in shock.

"The guy was about 35 [years old] and people who were drinking in the town centre said they were from Surrey."

The police arrived on the scene and broke up the fracas between the attacker and Kane, while Anastasia was taken to St James's Hospital in Leeds for treatment.

Anastasia added: "It make it worse because I was actually out celebrating my 21st birthday - I haven't had a drink obviously while I've been pregnant."

She will undergo surgery today (Mon) to have two metal plates put in her face.

Anastasia, who works mainly looking after her newborn, added: "I'm conscious about my face now and the left had side of it is completely numb.

"I daren't go back to work now - and people might remember me for this now.

"For people saying I shouldn't be a stripper. I'm a erotic dancer - not a prostitute. This bloke has no right to be able to have sex with me."

Adding: "I enjoy stripping - but this has made me think twice about doing it."

South Yorkshire Police have been contacted for comment.

San Carlos Flying Pizza at Roundhay Leeds 2

Restaurant review: San Carlo Flying Pizza, Roundhay, Leeds