Following a Thames Valley Police investigation, a man has been jailed for six and a half years for attempted grievous bodily harm and dangerous driving.
Brendan Wooff, aged 35, of London Road, Twyford, near Reading, was found guilty on Thursday (10/1) following a four-day trial at Reading Crown Court.
At around 2am on New Year’s Day 2017 in Rainbow Park, Wooff drove a car at a 35-year-old woman, making contact with her.
He then attempted to drive at the victim again on Azalea Close and struck bollards.
The victim suffered bruising as a result of the incident.
Wooff was charged with the offences on 5 October 2018 before being found guilty at court.
He was sentenced to six years and a half years in prison, given a driving ban for five years and made subject to an indefinite restraining order.
Investigating officer PC Zoe Eele of the Bracknell & Wokingham Investigation Hub, said: “This was a complex investigation, and thanks to the tenacity of the officers investigating and the bravery and co-operation of the victim in this case, Wooff will now serve a lengthy custodial sentence.
“This was a shocking incident and it was just good fortune that the victim was not more seriously injured.
“I hope that this sentence will bring some comfort to her.”