Gosport man jailed for fracturing victim's skull with empty pint glass in street attack

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A THUG has been jailed for fracturing a man's skull with a pint glass in a vicious attack.

Harry Coleborn, 21, of Elson Lane, Gosport was jailed for 21 months at Portsmouth Crown Court on Friday.

Harry Coleborn, 21, of Elson Lane, in Gosport, was jailed for GBH at Portsmouth Crown Court after he hit a man over the head with an empty pint glass in a street attack.

Harry Coleborn, 21, of Elson Lane, in Gosport, was jailed for GBH at Portsmouth Crown Court after he hit a man over the head with an empty pint glass in a street attack.

The attack happened in Military Road on December 8 in 2017 when the victim and a pal were walking home from a pub and they were approached by Coleborn and his friend, a 20-year-old Gosport man.

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The man with Coleborn pushed the victim's friend from behind and was given a conditional caution.

Hampshire police said the victim, 33, needed stitches for a cut above his eye.

Detective Inspector Abbie Leeson said: ‘This was a serious and unprovoked attack with a weapon which left a man with a broken nose.

‘We hope this investigation and sentence provides some reassurance that offences like this one won’t be tolerated.’