Following a Thames Valley Police investigation a man has been jailed after a grievous bodily harm incident in Reading.
Jamie Jordan, aged 27 of Hexham Road, Reading, pleaded guilty on Wednesday (30/1) to grievous bodily harm with intent at Reading Crown Court.
He was charged on 25 November last year following an incident on the 22 November at around 1.30pm in Staverton Road, Whitley.
Jordan used a claw hammer to repeatedly strike his victim, a man in his twenties.
The man suffered a fractured arm and required surgery for further injuries to his arm.
He was sentenced at Reading Crown Court on Wednesday (30/1) to five years and three months’ imprisonment.
Investigating officer PC Sharon Giddens, based at Reading police station, said: “This was a vicious and unprovoked attack resulting in serious injuries for the victim.
“Thanks to a quick police response and robust investigation, the offender has pleaded guilty to these offences.
“I would like to reassure the public that this was an isolated incident.
“Thames Valley Police is focused on working with our communities and partners to keep people safe from harm.
“I would like to take this opportunity to praise the victim and his family for their bravery throughout this process.”