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Peterborough: Adam Hewitt violently attacks partner just 3 weeks after they met

In the early hours of the morning, he grabbed her and smashed her head against a wall

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A man smashed his partner’s head against a wall – just three weeks after they met, a court heard. Adam Hewitt, 32, was staying with the victim at her mother’s home in Peterborough on 29 June when he attacked her.

He had only met the woman in less than three weeks earlier but become increasingly aggressive and argumentative.

In the early hours of the morning, he grabbed her and smashed her head against a wall, knocking out one of her teeth.

Members of the victim’s family were woken by the commotion and found her bleeding heavily from the mouth.

They chased Hewitt, but he managed to escape out of the bathroom window.
Police were called, and he later handed himself in.

Adam Hewitt ‘clearly a danger to others’ says the police officer who investigated.


Adam Hewitt ‘clearly a danger to others’ says the police officer who investigated.

Hewitt, of Tintagel Court, Peterborough, admitted assault causing grievous bodily harm without intent.

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On Friday (8 December) at Cambridge Crown Court he was jailed for 22 months, which included the activation of a suspended sentence.

He was also given a restraining order for ten years.

DC Helen Williams said: “Hewitt is clearly a danger to others and has a propensity for violence.

“I’m pleased he has been brought to justice for this cowardly attack.

“I hope the conclusion of the court process will help the victim as she tries to put this experience behind her.”

Anyone who is a victim of domestic abuse is urged to contact police or call the national domestic violence helpline on 0808 2000 247.

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