Man knocked OAP’s teeth out in road rage attack
A Wigan man with no criminal record launched a terrifying road rage attack on an elderly company director, knocking out many of his teeth.
Dad-of-three Colin Popplewell was jailed for 12 months after admitting following his victim home and launching the outrageous attack in front of the 69-year-old’s terrified and ailing wife.
The judge, Recorder Mary Loram, said: “This was a cowardly and vicious attack on a vulnerable man in his own home and the injuries were undoubtedly serious. You intentionally picked on a man who was vulnerable because of his age and it was premeditated.”
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