convicted of grievous bodily harm following Highbridge stabbing
Bridgwater man has been convicted of grievous bodily harm with
intent to wound following a stabbing in Highbridge last year.
reported last year
how Highbridge man James Hobbs, 37, had to use a kebab to stem
the flow of blood from his neck wound after he was stabbed following
an attack in Charlotte Court.
assailant, 36 year-old Jamie Edney, has been convicted of grievous
bodily harm with intent to wound in relation to the incident following
a trial at Taunton Crown Court.
Mr Edney, from Longstone Avenue in Bridgwater, denied the charge
but was convicted by jurors and will soon be sentenced.
Hobbs said afterwards: "Its been a rollercoaster of
emotions and Im glad to finally get off. We are looking
forward to putting it all behind us and getting on with our lives."
He suffered a deep cut to the throat and his vocal chords were
narrowly missed. The story grabbed the attention of the national
press last year.
Pictured: Police at the scene of the stabbing in Highbridge