Cumbrian Man Who Subjected Victim To ‘Brutal Violence’ Sentenced To Over Two Years

A Cumbrian man who subjected his victim to ‘brutal violence’ twice and ‘acted without remorse’ has been sentenced to over two years in prison.

Douglas Graham was sentenced to over two years for assault. Credit: Cumbria Police

Douglas Graham, who subjected a woman to assaults, was sentenced to two years and three months at Carlisle Crown Court on Friday, March 18, Cumbria Police confirmed.

The 34-year-old, of no fixed address, was sentenced for:

  • Criminal damaged
  • Section 20 – Wounding
  • Assault by beating

Police Constable Ben Wright said: “Graham acted without remorse subjecting the victim twice to sustained and brutal violence.

“Cumbria Constabulary does not tolerate violence and our officers will do all they can to ensure that violent offenders are brought to justice for their crimes.

“Support is available in Cumbria for victims and the Constabulary works closely with trusted partner agencies to provide the appropriate support tailored to an individual’s circumstances.”

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To report a crime, entirely anonymously, contact the independent charity CrimeStoppers, on 0800 555 111.  

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