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Man given suspended sentence for Nottingham city assault

Wilding punched and kicked the victim whilst lying on the floor. He was then interviewed by police officers.

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A man from Colston Road in Nottingham has been given an 18-month prison sentence suspended for two years following an assault in Nottingham city centre.

Ricky Matthew Wilding, 32, was sentenced on 9 January 2020 at Nottingham Crown Court after pleading guilty to the offences.

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The incident happened on just after midnight on 15 December 2018 in Friar Lane, Nottingham, following a work’s Christmas party. Wilding assaulted a man outside a venue.

Wilding punched and kicked the victim whilst lying on the floor. He was then interviewed by police officers.

The victim was knocked unconscious and was treated at the scene. He went to Queen’s Medical Centre the next day and was told he had a broken jaw, fractured nose and a cut on the back of his head.

Detective Constable Karen Brown from the Robbery Team who led the investigation said: “Nottinghamshire Police treat violent offences like these seriously.

“The victim was knocked unconscious by one punch and then repeatedly kicked on the floor, the consequences of which could have been life-threatening.

“We will investigate all reports of assault thoroughly and will work hard to ensure that those responsible are held to account in court.”

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