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Dorking man jailed for vicious attack

News   •   Sep 11, 2019 14:56 BST

A man was left with a fractured jaw and broken teeth after he was attacked by two brothers in Dorking in 2017.

Oliver and James Quinn, both of Chart Downs in Dorking and aged 31 and 21 respectively, are behind bars after attacking their victim in an alleyway on the Goodwyns estate as he was walking home from a party on 18 June 2017.

The victim suffered flashbacks after the attack, during which he was punched and kicked repeatedly by both brothers.

They were arrested the following day and initially pleaded not guilty before admitting the assault on August 13, 2019, the day their trial had been due to start.

Oliver Quinn was jailed for 20 months after admitting being the instigator of the attack, while James, who is currently serving a prison sentence of two years and 10 months for two knifepoint robberies he carried out seven months after the attack, was sentenced to 12 months in prison, to run consecutively to his current term.

Investigating officer Detective Constable Craig Giles said: “The Quinn brothers set upon the victim as he was walking home alone late at night. Their relentless attack left him with a badly broken jaw and has caused him immense distress. The sentence given to the two brothers reflects the severity of the attack and has ensured they have been brought to justice for the misery they inflicted on their victim.”