Man admits injuring reveller in nightclub
AN 18-YEAR-OLD man has admitted injuring a reveller at a bar in central Weston in October.
Sam Walters had originally pleaded not guilty to injuring 19-year-old Sam Fisher with causing grievous bodily harm at Players Sports Club in the early hours of October 31.
But shortly before he was due to appear at Bristol Crown Court on Monday, Walters, of Palmer Street, Weston, decided to change his plea and admit guilt.
The incident happened when Walters, who is also known as ‘Ginge’, was working behind the bar on a trial basis at the nightclub in The Boulevard.
After Mr Fisher, who had been in the bar, went outside, Walters joined him before an altercation started between the two, resulting in Walters causing an injury to the other man’s neck at around 2.45am.
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Despite a friend and paramedics trying to stem the significant flow of blood from the wound at the scene, he was rushed to Weston General Hospital.
Doctors at the hospital drained blood from his lungs, which his father, Andrew Fisher, believed saved his life, before he was transferred to Bristol Royal Infirmary before being discharged.
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Walters will be remanded in custody until May 16, when he is due to appear again at the court for sentencing.