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Two men sentenced to prison for series of offences in High Wycombe

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Two men have been sentenced to prison for a number of offences in High Wycombe including affray, possession of an offensive weapon and criminal damage.

On Friday 15th February 2019, at Aylesbury Crown Court, a 27 year old man and a 24 year old man both of Cumbrian Way, High Wycombe were sentenced to prison for a number of offences committed in High Wycombe.

The 27 year old man was found guilty at an earlier hearing by unanimous verdict of one count of dangerous driving, one count of affray, one count of having an offensive weapon and one count of criminal damage. He was sentenced to a total of three years and eight months imprisonment.

The 24 year old man was found guilty at an earlier hearing by unanimous verdict of one count of affray, one count of having an offensive weapon, one count of criminal damage and one count of robbery. He was sentenced to a total of four years and six months imprisonment.

The sentences relate to an incident that occurred on Friday 6th January  2017. A 25 year old man, the victim, was driving in High Wycombe and was approaching the junction of Kingston Road and Totteridge Drive when his vehicle was in collision with a blue Ford Focus driven by the 27 year old man.

The 27 year old man got out of his car and approached the driver’s window of the victim’s vehicle and began assaulting the victim with a baton type weapon. The 24 year old man then got into the passenger side of the victim’s car and began to assault him with a tyre iron. He also stole the victim’s phone.

The victim sustained an arm injury and there was also significant damage caused to his vehicle.

The 27 year old man and the 24 year old man were charged with the offence on Tuesday 4th July 2017.

Investigating officer, Detective Constable Manminder Purewal, based at Maidenhead police station, said: ‘This was a serious assault which left the victim with injuries and significant damage to his vehicle.

[The 27 year old man and the 24 year old man] have both received prison sentences and I hope that this serves as a warning as to the consequences of carrying out assaults.

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