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Truro Attacker Jailed

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4:35pm 2nd December 2011

"You are lucky you were not facing a murder charge".

That from a judge as he jails a Penryn man for a vicious attack on an old friend.

Matthew Barton needed surgery on his face after being dragged from a car, beaten and stamped on in Truro.

20 year old Ashley Wilkes admitted GBH and will serve four and a half years.

4:35pm 2nd December 2011

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