Shirebrook gang jailed for assault on man in own home

A gang who burst into a man’s home and assaulted him in Shirebrook have all been sent to prison.

A 28-year old man and his family were at their house in Pear Tree Drive in the town on the afternoon of 19th December last year when four men he knew burst in and assaulted him.

19-year old Otis Kirby, of Main Street, Shirebrook along with Antony Millard, who’s 23 and of Dalton Street in Mansfield were jailed for seven months for assault occasioning actual bodily harm. 27-year old Michael Porter of Park Road in Shirebrook was also jailed for the same offence for seven months.

23-year old Joshua Shaw, from Harcourt Street in Mansfield, was sentenced to three months for the same charge but received 39 months for offences of possessing crack cocaine and heroin with intent to supply and supplying cocaine and heroin in Nottinghamshire.

Each member of the group pleaded guilty to the charges when they appear and were sentenced at Derby Crown Court on Thursday 23rd June.

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