Thug who blinded student gets off with a reprimand: So what DOES it take to be jailed for assault?

Thug who blinded student gets off with a reprimand: So what DOES it take to be jailed for assault Matthew Noblett, 20, from Chorley, Lancashire, was hit outside a pubHe needed 170 stitches in his right eyeball to stop it collapsingHe will never regain vision in the eye and is now registered disabledNoblett said his 16-year-old attacker should have gone to court | UPDATED: 23:29 GMT, 25 December 2012 The father of a student blinded in one eye in an unprovoked attack by a teenager yesterday condemned police for letting him go with just a telling-off.