Man cleared of wounding

A 24-year-old Felixstowe man has been cleared of assaulting a fellow lodger but was jailed for a string of other offences.Mark Bone, of High Road, Felixstowe had denied unlawfully wounding Robert Bowen while they were both living in The Walk, Felixstowe and was found not guilty by a jury at Ipswich Crown Court.

A 24-year-old Felixstowe man has been cleared of assaulting a fellow lodger but was jailed for a string of other offences.

Mark Bone, of High Road, Felixstowe denied unlawfully wounding Robert Bowen while they were both living in The Walk, Felixstowe, and was found not guilty by a jury at Ipswich Crown Court.

He also denied wounding Mr Bowen with intent to do him grievous bodily harm. The judge ordered a not guilty verdict on this charge.

After the jury's verdict yesterday, the court heard that Bone had been committed for sentence for offences of burglary, dangerous driving, drink-driving and driving without a licence and insurance.

Bone was ordered to serve 120 days of an unexpired earlier sentence, with 18 months to run consecutively. He was banned from driving for three years.

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