Aylesbury man and accomplice sentenced after GBH incident at sports and social club left man with fractured skull

Two men have now been sentenced with grievous bodily harm and perverting the course of justice.

Friday, 4th September 2020, 2:55 pm
Two men sentenced after assault left man with fractured skull in Haddenham

The incident happened in Haddenham.

On Wednesday (2/9) at Aylesbury Crown Court, Joshua Rose, aged 30, of Abbey Road, London was sentenced to one year and 10 months’ imprisonment for one count each of section 20 grievous bodily harm and perverting the course of justice.

At the same hearing Terry Rose, aged 58, of Hastoe Park, Aylesbury was sentenced to 21 weeks’ imprisonment suspended for 18 months, he must undertake 140 hours of unpaid work within the next 12 months and must participate in 10 rehabilitation activity requirement days. This was for one count of perverting the course of justice.

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Joshua Rose and Terry Rose pleaded guilty to these offences at an earlier hearing in June 2020.

On 1 July 2017 outside Haddenham Sports and Social Club Joshua Rose assaulted the victim, a man in his forties, by kicking him once to the head.

The victim sustained a fractured skull which required surgery.

The next day (2 July) Terry Rose contacted the victim having found out that Joshua had assaulted him.

Then on 3 July and 9 August Joshua Rose and Terry Rose paid the victim money to not report the incident to police.

Joshua Rose was charged via postal requisition on 27 December 2019.

Terry Rose was charged via postal requisition on 23 December 2019.

Investigating officer, Detective Constable Hannah Davison, of Aylesbury CID, said: “This has been a long and protracted investigation into an assault that left the victim with a serious head injury.

“Thames Valley Police work tirelessly to bring offenders to justice and I am pleased that in this case justice has now been given.

“Now the victim can have some closure for this horrible assault.”