Huntingdon man jailed for carrying crowbar

A HUNTINGDON man has been jailed for six months for possessing an offence weapon.

Barry Meenan, 20, of Cromwell Drive, was carrying a crowbar on February 11 of his year when a 17-year-old boy was attacked.

The teenager has been walking with friends in Sapley Square when they were approached by four men, one of whom was carrying a crowbar.

An altercation occurred, men followed the group to Spider Park where the victim was assaulted, suffering cuts and bruises.

Meenan was arrested a few days later and identified as the man carrying the crowbar.


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He was sentenced on last Thursday (August 9) at Huntingdon Crown Court after pleading guilty to possessing an offensive weapon at a previous hearing.

Detective Constable Liz Cooper said: “The sentence given reflects how seriously this type of offence is taken and I hope it sends out a strong message to others.”

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