Sheffield man jailed for vicious assault which left victim with broken jaw.

A Sheffield man has been jailed for two years and eight months over a ‘vicious’ attack which left his victim with a broken jaw.

Wednesday, 27th March 2019, 12:59 pm
Updated Wednesday, 27th March 2019, 1:03 pm
Daniel Cain
Daniel Cain

Daniel Cain, aged 28, of Langsett Road North, was sentenced after being found guilty of grievous bodily harm following a trial Sheffield Crown Court.

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Jurors heard how he was a passenger in a car which was speeding along Owlerton Green in Sheffield last February when a passer-by called for the vehicle to slow down.

Cain responded by getting out of the car and punching the man in the face – breaking his jaw.

South Yorkshire Police described the incident as a ‘vicious assault’.COURT: Women jailed for ‘deplorable’ attack on man during a party at his Sheffield home He was recognised by his victim and a witness at the scene. DC Matt Welsh, of South Yorkshire Police, said: "This incident has had a profound effect on the victim. They are still receiving treatment for their injuries a year on.

“If that was not distressing enough, Cain could not even take responsibility for his actions and put his victim through a trial.  “I am satisfied with the result and I would like to commend the victim for their bravery following what was a horrible and violent attack.”