Ex-boxer walks free after glassing man in Bridlington nightclub
A young boxer who glassed a man in Bridlington's Utopia nightclub has dramatically walked free from court after being found not guilty. Liam Bowtell, 20 admitted smashing a glass into the face of a club-goer who shouted at a group of his friends “walk through me won't you!” as they pushed passed him on the balcony of the nightclub.
Mr Bowtell said the victim got in “his personal space” and as he shouted at him, his natural reaction was to defend himself. He hit him with a pint glass knocking him to the floor – the glass shattered causing four separate cuts. The pair ended up grappling and... read more
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