Thug who attacked man with machete and hammer before launching roof tiles at police jailed

A prolific violent offender, who attacked a man with a machete and hammer and caused almost £5,000 of damage after holding a rooftop siege, has been jailed for 13 years.

24-year-old Clint Clay from Scunthorpe was convicted of assaulting Jason Potts, causing Actual Bodily Harm between June 25 and 28; wounding Mr Potts with intent to cause Grievous Bodily Harm on July 4 and threatening Mr Potts with an offensive weapon on both occasions.

He also admitted a charge of affray, which related to an incident where he took to the roof of a house in Alexandra Road, Ashby, for around three-and-a-half hours on July 6.

He can be seen throwing tiles at police from a police helicopter Credit: Humberside Police