As Alicia (Natalie Anderson) heads to court to give a plea after hitting Val, the proceedings are more complicated than expected due to the barmaid's history.
Although she is granted bail, Alicia is forced to make a shocking confession to David (Matthew Wolfenden) outside court, explaining that she has a previous conviction for GBH after assaulting one of her mum's carers when she was still alive.
Alicia hopes this won't mean a harsher punishment when the case reaches crown court, but her solicitor has a bleak warning - the most likely outcome is a stint in jail...
Emmerdale airs tonight at 7pm on ITV1.
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