‘Vicious’ Grimsby man handed jail sentence

A Grimsby man who has been branded ‘vicious’ has been handed a jail sentence following a number of violent offences

Paul Postle, 51, of Eleanor Street Grimsby, appeared for sentencing at Grimsby Crown Court on Monday 28 February.

He was charged with grievous bodily harm, assault, breach of a restraining order, and theft.

He plead guilty to all offences.

Police Constable Callum Harbron, who lead the investigation, said: “The bravery that this victim has shown throughout the entirety of this investigation has been phenomenal.

“The sentence is well deserved and hopefully Paul’s time behind bars will provide his victim some comfort that justice has now been served.

“Violence is never okay and we would encourage anybody who has come to harm at the hands of another to come forward.

“Crimes like this will not be tolerated and we will continue to take proactive action in a bid to deter these criminals from committing a crime in our local communities.”

Paul Postle was sentenced to 2 years and 3 months behind bars.