Violent: Clifton man jailed for unprovoked attack outside club

Hucknall, England – A man from Clifton has been sentenced to three years and three months in prison for a violent and unprovoked attack on another man outside a nightclub in Hucknall. The victim sustained serious facial injuries, including an orbital fracture, broken cheekbone, fractured nose, and extensive bruising, as a result of the attack that took place on September 5, 2021.

Jack Langford, 28 years old, assaulted the victim after being ejected from the club, punching him in the face and striking him with a motorbike helmet. The victim, who was sitting on a motorbike outside the venue, was left with no memory of the incident and required hospital treatment for his injuries.

After being thrown out of the club, Langford punched the victim, causing him to fall to the ground, and then proceeded to throw the motorbike helmet with force at the victim’s face. A doorman at the club intervened and threw Langford to the ground before he fled towards the cemetery.

Detective Constable Bethany Sumner of Nottinghamshire Police expressed determination in securing justice for the victim and emphasized that violent behavior like this has no place on the streets and will be met with a robust response by the force. She credited the detailed and thorough investigation by the detectives for identifying Langford as the offender and expressed satisfaction in the jury’s guilty verdict.

Sumner further commented on Langford’s continued denial of involvement in the incident, despite being found guilty by a jury. She expressed approval of the judge’s decision to sentence Langford to a considerable period of time in prison, where he can reflect on his appalling behavior.

The incident serves as a reminder of the consequences of violent behavior and the importance of holding perpetrators accountable for their actions. And while the victim continues to recover from his injuries, the sentencing of Langford provides a sense of closure and justice for the victim and the community.