Warning - graphic content: ‘Why has the man who did this to me walked free?’

A group of up to eight youths destroyed planters in Allaway Avenue, Paulsgrove, on Thursday September 21 at about 7.35pm

Youths armed with lump hammer go on spree wrecking plants

Assault victim Ashley Donald has told how a terrifying glass attack changed his life.

He spoke to The News outside Portsmouth Crown Court after watching his attacker being given a suspended prison sentence.

Ashley Donald after he was glassed in the face at Bar 38 in Gunwharf Quays.

Ashley Donald after he was glassed in the face at Bar 38 in Gunwharf Quays.

Ashley said: ‘Prison would have been best for what he’s done. It’s not acceptable.’