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Man sentenced for GBH and assault – Oxford

News   •   May 12, 2019 15:04 BST

Following a Thames Valley Police investigation, a man has been jailed for grievous bodily harm and assault.

Charlie Paterson, aged 32, of Oxford Road, Cowley, was jailed for two years and seven months after pleading guilty to inflicting grievous bodily harm without intent and assault at Oxford Crown Court on Friday (10/5).

The charges relate to an incident at around 1:50am on 3 March this year in the Cow and Creek public house on New Road, Oxford, when Paterson assaulted two victims, a man aged 32 and a woman aged 36.

The woman was struck in the head with a glass, causing a laceration to her forehead requiring stitches.

Paterson was arrested and charged on the same day, 3 March.

Designated Case Investigator, Steven Nicklin, of Oxford station , said: “This was a terrifying incident for both victims, one of which has been scarred for life.

“I would like to pay tribute to the victims in this investigation, who have acted with the utmost dignity and bravery throughout.

“This sentence reflects the seriousness of offences such as this, and I hope it can bring some form of closure for the victims.

“Thames Valley Police will always investigate incidents of violence extremely seriously, and look to bring perpetrators to the court to face justice.”

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