Following a Thames Valley Police investigation a man and woman have been sentenced for a grievous bodily harm incident in Milton Keynes.
On 22 June 2017 at 12.30am the victim, a 24-year-old man, was assaulted in Campbell Park.
He suffered severe facial bruising, lacerations and fractures to his back.
Georgie Warford, aged 20, of Conniburrow Boulevard, Conniburrow in Milton Keynes was convicted of grievous bodily harm at Aylesbury Crown Court on Monday 15 October and sentenced to six years’ imprisonment at the same hearing.
Marcia Lowe, aged 19, of Mullion Place, Fishermead in Milton Keynes was convicted of assisting an offender at Aylesbury Crown Court on Monday 15 October and sentenced to eight months’ imprisonment at the same hearing.
Investigating officer Detective Constable John Swallow of Milton Keynes Force CID, said: “This was an extremely distressing incident for the victim in which he spent three weeks in hospital.
“I would like to take this opportunity to thank him and his family for his bravery during this difficult time.
“The offenders targeted this vulnerable man who suffers from ADHD and autism, they then attempted to cover up their crime by misleading the police during the investigation.
“Tireless work led to Warford and Lowe admitting their guilt, saving the victim from the ordeal of a trial.
“Reports of all crimes of this nature are thoroughly investigated and offenders will be prosecuted through the courts.”