A 57-year-old man suffered a broken nose and broken eye socket and another man – who is blind and registered disabled – also suffered a head injury during an aggravated burglary at a house in Tanterton.Advertisement
Jordan Shaun Brame, 24, has been jailed for 12 years following the raid in which the to men were attacked with a baseball bat.
Around 4pm on February 2 a man and woman entered an address in Bowlingfield, Tanterton.
The man, later identified as Brame, attacked two men inside the property with a baseball bat.
Cash, a mobile phone and bank cards were stolen during the incident.
Following enquiries Brame, of Cobden Street, Allerton, Bradford, was arrested and charged with offences including wounding, theft, aggravated burglary, possession of an offensive weapon, fraud and robbery.
He pleaded guilty at court to the aggravated burglary, fraud and theft and was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment.
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Natalia Jude, 33, of Bowlingfield, Preston, was arrested and charged with fraud. She pleaded guilty and was given a community sentence.
Det Con Azam Khan, of Preston CID, said: “This was a shocking and disgraceful crime where two men, one registered disabled and blind, were targeted.
“Brame’s actions were abhorrent and sickening, leaving both victims with injuries.
“The sentence handed down reflects the gravity of the crime and we welcome Brame’s imprisonment.”