Man smashed glass bottle into teen's face

Man smashed glass bottle into teen's face

Man smashed glass bottle into teen's face

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A NEWPORT teenager suffered multiple facial injuries after a man smashed a bottle into his face yesterday.

Police in Newport are appealing for information following an assault which occurred on Malpas Road in the early hours of July 20.

The incident occurred sometime between 4am and 4.15am close to the old Sainsbury's building.

The victim - an 18 year old man from Newport- was with a group of friends and walking towards McDonalds in Shaftesbury when he was approached by a man who assaulted him by smashing a bottle into his face.

The victim sustained several lacerations to his face for which he needed hospital treatment. He has since been released.

The offender ran off towards the city centre. He is described as white, in his 20s, slim build with mousey/ fair short hair. The man was wearing a white t-shirt or polo shirt possibly with red writing or a design on the front and blue jeans.

Police are appealing for any information or witnesses to the incident to call them on 101 quoting log 130 20/7/14

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8:13pm Sun 20 Jul 14

displayed says...

"A NEWPORT teenager suffered multiple facial injuries after a man smashed a bottle into his face yesterday."

Call that a "man", a pathetic imbecile and coward more like, who clearly cannot handle his drink!
I'm well ard I am, cos I can smash bottles in peoples faces!

His mates will probably think its a rite laff when he tells em, init!

Yeh rite.
"A NEWPORT teenager suffered multiple facial injuries after a man smashed a bottle into his face yesterday." Call that a "man", a pathetic imbecile and coward more like, who clearly cannot handle his drink! I'm well ard I am, cos I can smash bottles in peoples faces! His mates will probably think its a rite laff when he tells em, init! Yeh rite. displayed
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10:09pm Sun 20 Jul 14

celtcoch says...

That's Shaftesbury Street, then, not Malpas Road.
That's Shaftesbury Street, then, not Malpas Road. celtcoch
  • Score: -7

11:52am Mon 21 Jul 14

Newport2014 says...

Find the culprit and give him a community sentence.
Find the culprit and give him a community sentence. Newport2014
  • Score: 2

1:56pm Mon 21 Jul 14

displayed says...

Newport2014 wrote:
Find the culprit and give him a community sentence.
A culprit, under English law properly the prisoner at the bar, is one accused of a crime. The term is used, generally, of one guilty of an offence. In origin the word is a combination of two Anglo-French legal words, culpable: guilty, and prit or prest:

I dont think u can apply this quaint term to a miscreant who has no business prowling the streets late at nite, with hate and murder in his dark heart!
[quote][p][bold]Newport2014[/bold] wrote: Find the culprit and give him a community sentence.[/p][/quote]A culprit, under English law properly the prisoner at the bar, is one accused of a crime. The term is used, generally, of one guilty of an offence. In origin the word is a combination of two Anglo-French legal words, culpable: guilty, and prit or prest: I dont think u can apply this quaint term to a miscreant who has no business prowling the streets late at nite, with hate and murder in his dark heart! displayed
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