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Monday, 26 January 2015

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Man accused of throwing bottle cleared of assault

A Whitehaven man accused of assault has been found not guilty.

Related: Cumbrian man claims he threw vodka bottle to warn off attacker

Kane Johnson, a 20-year-old roofer from Meadow Road, had been accused of throwing a bottle and cutting the face of Stefan Brown from Copeland Avenue.

He claimed he had acted in self defence.

The jury reached its not guilty verdict following a two day trial at Carlisle Crown Court.

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