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Penrith man jailed for nine-and-a-half years for violent attack

Jamie Loveday

[A] Penrith man has been jailed for a violent attack on an estranged partner in Carlisle.

Jamie Loveday, aged 27, of Brentfield Way, Penrith, was sentenced today (6th September) to nine-and-a-half years in prison at Carlisle Crown Court.

Loveday was arrested following an attack at a Carlisle address on 8th March 2017. Loveday forced entry to the property before hitting a female victim with a glass bottle. Loveday then continued to punch the victim to the face.

Loveday pleaded guilty prior to a jury being sworn in to wounding with intent and assault ABH.

Acting Detective Sergeant Rob Ewin, North Cumbria CID, said: “Domestic violence is a priority for Cumbria Constabulary and we take a proactive and sensitive approach to investigating incidents which are reported to us.

“This incident was particularly distressing and violent and the sentence fits with the level of injuries sustained in a horrific and prolonged attack.

“We would like to thank those members of the public who supported the police in taking action to locate and arrest Mr Loveday.

“Anyone experiencing domestic abuse can feel reassured that all reports will be dealt with sensitively and professionally.”

Anyone who would like to report domestic abuse should call police on 101, or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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