Canterbury Crown Court

JAILED: Violent drunk who punched and bit female victim’s face

A violent drunk who bit a woman’s face and repeatedly punched her has been caged.

Rafal Wylupek burst into the woman’s room at a house in Hoaden Lane, Ash, near Canterbury on February 10.

The 37-year-old admitted assault at Canterbury Crown Court and was jailed for two years and three months.

He had been drinking while watching a film when he entered a bedroom at the house and launched an unprovoked attack on the woman.

The court heard that during the sustained assault, Wylupek bit the woman’s face on numerous occasions and repeatedly punched her.

Rafal Wylupek has been jailed for assault

When the victim cried out in pain, he then grabbed her around the throat and threatened to kill her.

Following the incident, the victim attended hospital where staff alerted officers to injuries which included two black eyes, multiple bite marks to the face and chin and bruising to both arms.

PC Cameron Temple, the investigating officer for the case, said: “Wylupek is guilty of an inexcusable and prolonged assault which was entirely unprovoked.

“Domestic abuse is something that we will not stand for and we will do everything in our power to support victims and swiftly bring offenders to justice.

“If there are any domestic abuse victims that are yet to make a report, I would encourage them to come to us so that we can provide them with the support they need.”

An estimated 1.9 million adults aged 16 to 59 years suffered domestic abuse in the last year, according to figures released by the Office for National Statistics .

The National Domestic Violence Helpline offers 24-hour support. Anyone being abused or who knows someone being abused can call free on 0808 2000 247.

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