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Saturday, 22 November 2014

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West Cumbrian man sentenced for violent attack

A suspended 18-week jail term has been imposed on a Workington man who carried out an unprovoked attack on another man, leaving him seriously injured.

James Michael Hymers, 40, of Frazer Street, Workington, headbutted his victim Lee Brogdon in an attack on April 28, magistrates heard.

The defendant pleaded guilty to an offence of causing actual bodily harm.

Hymers, whose jail term was suspended for a year, was also ordered to pay his victim compensation of £5,000.

He must also do 150 hours of unpaid work in the community over the next 12 months.

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