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A man who smashed a bottle into the face of woman through her car window, scarring her for life, has escaped jail. Chris Kiddey's report contains images you may find upsetting.
Chloe Knapton says she is 'devastated' and 'bewildered' after the man who glassed her in the face has received a twelve month suspended sentence.
Andrew Shires has reacted to his sentence by admitting he thought he was going to prison. The 37-year-old has been given a twelve month suspended sentence after he walked over from a bus stop to glass a woman as she sat behind the wheel of her own car. It left her scarred for life and threw her burgeoning career as a professional dancer in to doubt.
Speaking to our reporter, Chris Kiddey, as he left court Shires said he is lucky to be a free man, and he will try to "do something with my life."
Andrew Shires has been given a 12 month suspended jail sentence for bottle attack on Chloe Knapton.
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An aspiring dancer who was glassed in the face as she sat in her car says she's backing an appeal against her attacker's sentence.
Turning up for sentencing, Andrew Shires, 37, says he's "definitely" sorry.