THREE men have been jailed for more than 12 years after a ferocious and "disgraceful display of violence".

Mohammed Asad, 23, of Bentley Street in Huddersfield, Conor Lyons, 27, of Brook Street in Huddersfield and Kamil Wlasiuk, 21, of Browing Road in Huddersfield were all sentenced at Leeds Crown Court last Friday (April 1).

It was in relation to a serious assault that happened in the early hours of March 1, in 2020, on Cross Church Street, in the centre of Huddersfield, near the Kingsgate Shopping Centre.

Two men were attacked by a group of males, which resulted in one victim suffering serious injuries.

One of the victims was repeatedly assaulted while they were on the ground.

Asad, Lyons and Wlasiuk all pleaded guilty to multiple offences.

Asad was sentenced to eight years and three months for unlawful wounding against both victims, affray, possession of a bladed article and possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.

Lyons was sentenced to two years and eight months for affray and unlawful wounding against one victim.

Wlasiuk was sentenced to 18 months for affray and a single offence of unlawful wounding.

Detective Inspector Oliver Coates of Kirklees CID, said: “We welcome the sentencing of these three men for what was a disgraceful display of violence in Huddersfield town centre.

“One of the two victims continued to be attacked even as he lay on the floor and it is extremely fortunate he was not even more seriously injured given the ferocity of the attack on him.

“The three defendants were identified and swiftly arrested following the incident and I hope their conviction brings some comfort to the victims in this case.”