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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