Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2012] All ER (D) 110 (Aug)
Neutral Citation: [2012] EWCA Crim 1965
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Davis LJ, Treacy and Slade JJ (judgment delivered extempore)

Representation Aron Rollin (instructed by IBB Solicitors) for the appellant.
  The Crown did not appear an was not represented.
Judgment Dates: 17 August 2012


Sentence - Appeal - Assault occasioning actual bodily harm - Defendant involved in running street fight - Defendant punching and kicking victim while helpless on ground - Defendant convicted following late guilty plea - Defendant sentenced to 13 months in Young Offenders Institution - Defendant appealing - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.

The Case

Sentence Appeal. The Court of Appeal Criminal Division held that a sentence of 13 months in a Young Offenders Institution was not manifestly excessive for a conviction for an offence of assault occasioning actual bodily harm following a late guilty plea.

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