Soldier to be sentenced for biting man’s nose during unprovoked attack

Derry Magistrates Court
Derry Magistrates Court

A former Irish soldier has pleaded guilty at Derry Crown Court to biting a man's nose during an unprovoked assault in Derry last year.

25-year-old Barry Fitzgerald, from Doire House, Carrigans admitted causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

The incident happened outside a fast food takeaway on 14 April 2013.

Fitzgerald, who has resigned from the Irish army, will be sentenced in June.

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