Three men have received a combined sentence of more than eight-and-a-half years in prison for attacking a man in Cwmbran.
Jordan Parfitt, 25, of Newport, appeared at Newport Crown Court on Friday 17 December after pleading guilty to three counts of burglary, one count of aggravated vehicle taking and one count of wound or inflict grievous bodily harm without intent.
Ethan Griffin, 23, of Cwmbran, and Jack Heard, 23, of Newport, also appeared at Newport Crown Court on Friday 17 December and the two men each pled guilty to one count of affray.
PC Jonathan Woods, the officer in the case, said:
“Jordan Parfitt entered three separate address in Pontypool within a two-hour period on Thursday 4 March with the intention to steal.
“The owners at two of the homes were able to disturb Parfitt during the burglaries but at the third address, he took a set of car keys which he later crashed.
“These offences have left these people feeling nervous and vulnerable in their own homes, and I hope that the significant sentence given to Parfitt will provide them with some comfort and closure following these burglaries.
“Six days later, on Wednesday 10 March, the three men – Parfitt along with Ethan Griffin and Jack Heard – approached their victim and attacked him unprovoked, causing significant injuries with a glass bottle.
“This kind of senseless, violent act will not be tolerated; and we will continue to bring offenders who commit these serious crimes to justice.”
Parfitt received a prison sentence of five years and one month – or 61 months – while Griffin and Heard each received a sentence of one year and nine months – or 21 months – in prison.