Jailed: Man who Brutally Attacked Partner Leaving Her with Swollen Cheeks

CAMBRIDGE, UK – A man has been sentenced to one year and eight months in prison for brutally attacking his partner in April. Dannie McGavigan, 43, repeatedly punched and dragged his partner after she confronted him about messages from another woman. The victim’s daughter called the police, but McGavigan fled the scene before their arrival.

McGavigan, of no fixed abode, was later arrested and pleaded guilty to causing actual bodily harm. In addition to this offense, he was also sentenced for a separate charge of stalking and harassment in another county. Detective Constable Callum Fullwood, who worked on the case, expressed relief that McGavigan had been brought to justice for his violent attack.

The police are encouraging any victims of domestic abuse to come forward and seek help. They are urging those affected to contact the authorities or call the national domestic violence helpline on 0808 2000 247. McGavigan’s sentencing provides an opportunity for the victim to find closure and begin the healing process.

The incident serves as a reminder of the prevalence of domestic abuse and the importance of seeking help. Authorities are dedicated to providing necessary support and resources to those in need. Any concerns about domestic abuse, including coercive control, should be reported to the police or relevant agencies.

To report concerns or seek advice and support on domestic abuse, visit Cambridgeshire Constabulary’s dedicated webpages. The incident highlights the ongoing issue of domestic abuse and emphasizes the need for timely intervention and support for victims.