Ulverston man who attacked rugby player sentenced
Last updated at 16:38, Wednesday, 11 April 2012
AN Ulverston man who knocked out a talented rugby player with a single punch has been given a 12-month suspended sentence.
Barrow Island Rugby League player Sam Jones suffered a fractured temporal bone in his head and spent six days in hospital after Michael Cronin attacked him in Barrow on June 25 last year.
At Preston Crown Court yesterday, Cronin, 28, of Underwood Road, Ulverston, was sentenced to 12 months jail, suspended for two years, and ordered to carry out 275 hours unpaid work.
He had pleaded guilty to a charge of inflicting grievous bodily harm.
See today's Evening Mail for the full story.
First published at 16:24, Tuesday, 10 April 2012
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk
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