A Harborough man has been jailed for 12 years for injuring another man with a machete at a travellers’ site in town.
Luckyboy Charlie Lee, of Justin Park, Northampton Road, Harborough, admitted causing grievous bodily harm with intent following an altercation at the site on Thursday, September 26 last year.
The victim, a man aged in his 50s, was cut on his neck, face and hands.
He had to be airlifted to hospital for treatment.
The 44-year-old Lee was sentenced at Northampton Crown Court.
Two teenagers were also sentenced at the court for their part in the incident.
Charlie Luckyboy Lee (18) admitted causing actual bodily harm and assault by beating. He was given a nine-month jail sentence, suspended for two years.
A 16-year-old, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, was given a youth rehabilitation order.
Witnesses described seeing as many as seven police cars at the site, including an armed response unit, on the night of the attack.
Harborough Police helped their colleagues from the Northamptonshire force while they made the arrests.
Police said at the time they had been called to the Greenacres travellers’ site in Leicester Road in town on the evening of Saturday, September 28, to arrest two men who were suspects in the violent attack at Justin Park two days earlier.