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Bermudian jailed in Britain for four years

A Bermudian has been jailed in Britain for four years after punching his partner in the stomach because he was afraid she was pregnant.

According to the Britain-based Dudley News, 25-year-old Troy Harris pleaded guilty in Wolverhampton Crown Court to two counts of assault causing actual bodily harm, two counts of common assault and another charge of burglarising a friend's home in Birmingham.

The court heard that Harris repeatedly punched the 18-year-old complainant in the face and stomach, telling her: “You are not having this baby.”

He also allegedly put his hands around the throat of another woman and held a knife to her neck.

Regarding the theft charge, Harris reportedly stole £3,000 of computer equipment from a friend who had dropped his house keys in his car. A lawyer representing Harris said that he had sold the equipment for money to be sent to his seriously ill mother.

The court also heard that Harris had been released from prison in Bermuda just months before the incident.

Judge Nicholas Webb reportedly told Harris during a sentencing on Thursday he was “quite probably dangerous”, jailing him for 51 months.

The court heard that he will likely be deported back to the island on the conclusion of his sentence.

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Published June 25, 2016 at 9:00 am (Updated June 25, 2016 at 2:04 am)

Bermudian jailed in Britain for four years

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