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Accused clubber is free

PUBLISHED: 11:22 01 July 2010 | UPDATED: 18:05 25 August 2010

A clubber who was accused of stabbing a party-goer in the neck and hitting another with a bottle has walked free from court.

A clubber who was accused of stabbing a party-goer in the neck and hitting another with a bottle has walked free from court.

Clayon Millwood, 29, of Beveridge Court, Saunders Way, Thamesmead, was alleged to have stabbed Nathan Vassal, 23, from East Ham during a night out at Thai Silk at the O2 in Greenwich on August 1 last year.

A scuffle broke out and Mr Vassal was left with a gaping hole in his neck.

Mr Millwood was also alleged to have hit Mr Vassell's older brother Mario around the head with a broken bottle when his brother was being treated for his injuries outside the club.

He denied causing Mr Nathan Vassal grievous bodily harm and Mr Mario Vassal actual bodily harm.

At Southwark Crown Court on Tuesday, Millwood was cleared of causing Nathan grievous bodily harm. The prosecution offered no evidence after the jury failed to reach a decision on a charge of actual bodily harm on Mario.

Millwood, who was cleared of all the charges, did not know either of the brothers. He denied stabbing Nathan but said he hit Mario in self-defence outside the club.


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