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Justice for York motel owner

Michael Brown - Attacked York Motel Owner

6:21pm 7th April 2011


Three men, convicted of an attack which left a York motel manager half blind and scarred for life, have been jailed for a total of 17 years.

56 year old Alan Lumley paid 21 year old Sean Craib to carry out a brutal attack on Michael Brown.

He's the manager of the Yorkway Motel in Pocklington.

Mr Brown was struck once in the face with a baseball bat, leaving him with horrific facial injuries and blinding him in one eye in July 2010.

Lumley was sentenced to seven years and Craib to eight after they pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit GBH.

A third man, 20 year old Robert Elliott, who was paid by Craib to act as a getaway driver, was sentenced to two years in a young offenders insitution.

He admitted to inflicting GBH after previously being acquited of conspiracy to commit GBH with intent.

PICTURED: Victim Michael Brown in hospital in July 2010

Michael Brown - Attacked York Motel Owner


Speaking to Minster FM in 2010, Michael Brown recalled the night he got attacked:


And Michael told Minster FM he was emotional about what happened:

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