Man jailed after serious assault in Great Yarmouth

Kearen Woodward was sentanced to 7 years custody and five years on licence for admitting GBH followi

Kearen Woodward was sentanced to 7 years custody and five years on licence for admitting GBH following an incident in Great Yarmouth between Sunday, May 17 and Monday, May 18 2015. Picture: Norfolk Constabulary - Credit: Norfolk Constabulary

A 25-year-old man has been jailed after admitting his part in an assault which left another man with serious injuries.

Kearen Woodward was given seven years in prison with an extra five years on licence as part of an extended 12 year sentence handed down at Norwich Crown Court.

It followed an assault which happened on Bermondsey Place and Wellesley Road, Great Yarmouth, between 11.15pm on Sunday, May 17 and Monday, May 18 last year.

The victim of the assault received treatment at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for facial injuries that were described as serious but not life threatening.

Woodward, formerly of Albion Road, Yarmouth, was sentenced by Judge Katharine Moore on Thursday<7/7/16>after previously admitting an offence of causing grievous bodily harm (GBH) with intent.

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