William Boswarv (20), struck a two-handed blow on the head of Ryan Foster during a brawl on Hoghton Street, Southport in May 2014.
Boswarva, of Valley Close, Crosby was found guilty of causing grievous bodily harm with intent at a trial back in October.
Boswarva, has previous convictions for common assault and battery, to six years in a young offender’s institution.
UPDATE: William Boswarva found guilty of causing grievous bodily harm
William Boswarva found guilty of causing grievous bodily harm.
William Boswarva (19) smashed the helmet down on the skull of Ryan Foster during an altercation on May 2 2014.
Ryan Fosterter(24) suffered brain damage and was in intensive care for a nearly a month following the assault.
William Boswarva claimed he was acting in self defence.
Sean Jones from Southport was originally beside Boswarva in the dock but was found not guilty of single charge of affray he faced after the judge directed he had no case to answer.
It took jurors four hours and 45 minutes to Boswarva guilty of causing grievous bodily harm with intent on the fifth day of his trial.
William Boswarva will be sentenced on the 9th December.
Two men appear at Liverpool Crown Court related to the attack of a Southport man
Two men appeared at Liverpool Crown Court (Monday 27th October 2014) relating to the attack of a Southport man with motorbike helmets on Hoghton Street Southport.
Ryan Foster (24) was attacked whilst waiting for a bus outside on Houghton Street (2nd May 2014)
Liverpool Crown Court heard how Southport man Mr Ryan Foster was attacked by Sean Jones (18) William Boswarva(19). Both men fled the scene after the attack.
Liverpool Crown court was shown CCTV of Jones and Boswarva in the Hoggfather motorbike shop in Southport (photo below) at around midday before leaving and walking through Southport town centre with motorbike helmets in hand.
Crown court was shown CCTV of Jones and Boswarva in the Hoggfather motorbike shop in Southport at around lunchtime before leaving and walking through Southport town centre with motorbike helmets in hand.
The pair came across Mr Ryan foster at around 1pm on Hoghton Street outside Tranzform.me at The Coffee Bar, where he was waiting to catch a bus to his mum’s house, and footage showed them getting into a fight with Mr Foster and Boswarva hitting him on the head with his helmet.
Sean Jones of Hoghton Street, Southport and Boswarva, of Valley Close, Crosby both deny affray while Boswarva, alone denies charges of causing grievous bodily harm with intent and an alternative charge of causing grievous bodily harm.
Both Jones and Boswarva have been granted conditional bail prior to the trial.
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