Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 491 (Oct)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Crim 2459
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Clarke LJ, Butterfield and Pitchford JJ

Representation Thomas Price (assigned by the Registrar for Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 4 October 2002


Sentencing - Custodial sentence - Duration - Causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

The Case

Where the defendant was sentenced to four years' detention in a young offender institution after pleading guilty to an offence of causing grievous bodily harm with intent following a sustained attack involving a bottle, it was held that, in the circumstances, that sentence was not manifestly excessive.

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