convention peruse the merchandise, occasionally stopping to embrace one another. A good number, though, are dressed up like stylized mascots in detailed, full-body suits complete with foam heads.
The suits range from the conventional to the fantastical, representing animals both real and imaginary.
Monks, who was downstairs during the attack, was initially treated as a witness but then later arrested.
Prosecutor Dennis Watson QC told the court that while Skarnes carried out the attack, ex-Runshaw College student Monks stayed downstairs, deleting "incriminating" text messages.
They may also be an Adult Baby and/or Diaper Lover (collectively known as AB/DLs), or is otherwise involved in Infantilism.