Grimsby nightclub doorman sentenced for brutal attack on patron

15/03/2017

James Turgoose has today been sentenced to 15 months' imprisonment suspended for two years, 300 hours' unpaid work, six days of rehabilitation and ordered to pay £3,000 compensation to his victim, after being convicted of grievous bodily harm following an incident at Hype Bar, Grimsby on 6 November 2015.

Jeremy Evans from the CPS said: "This was a brutal attack, captured on CCTV, on a man who simply wanted to ensure his girlfriend got home safely. Turgoose quite deliberately struck the victim with a devastating blow to the face which fractured his jaw, eye socket and nose.

"Despite claiming he acted in self-defence, and telling lies about the whole incident, the CCTV footage speaks for itself, and the jury found Turgoose guilty after only 35 minutesí deliberation."

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Jeremy Evans is a Crown Advocate for CPS Yorkshire and Humberside.