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Peterborough: Trio jailed for drunken attack

Michael Wales. Credit: Cambridgeshire Police

Three men who carried out a drunken attack on a man in a Peterborough have been jailed.

Michael Wales, Matthew Aylott and Michal Wierzbowski set upon the victim in St John's Street on the evening of June 21.

Matthew Aylott. Credit: Cambridgeshire Police

Aylott punched the 53-year-old while he was sitting on a bench. When the victim tried to walk off he was chased by Wierzbowski who then punched him several times at the junction of Westmoreland Gardens and South Street.

Aylott and Wales initially pulled Wierzbowski off the victim, but when he tried walking off again Wales and Wierzbowski chased after him and punched him to the ground.

Michal Wierzbowski. Credit: Cambridgeshire Police

Despite the victim not attempting to fight back, they continued to punch and kick him to the head and body.

The victim suffered severe bruising to his face and had to undergo surgery to his jaw after the attack aggravated a previous injury.

Wales, 33, of Lilac Road, Wierzbowski, 32, of Eastfield Road and Aylott, 44, of Holmes Way, all admitted causing actual bodily harm.

Wales and Aylott were both jailed for two years at Peterborough Crown Court. Wierzbowski was sentenced to 18 months.