Skegness

Woman to appear in court charged with wounding man who lost eye

Update June 15: The information provided to Lincolnshire Reporter by Lincolnshire Police was incorrect. Charges against this woman have been discontinued by the Crown Prosecution Service so she did not appear in court. A 33-year-old woman remains on bail for the offence with a return date of June 28.


A woman is due to appear in court after a man lost his eye in alleged attack at a bar in Skegness.

Amy Coleman, 29, and of Mel Marshall Way, Wrangle, has been charged by police with wounding with intent following the incident at the Marine Boat House Bar on Saturday, February 25.

She is due to appear before Boston magistrates at 10am on June 14.

Carl Benham, 30, lost his eye in the incident in which he claimed he was glassed.

Despite having over 140 stitches in his eye, nose and eyelid, one of this eyes could not be saved by the surgeons at Boston Pilgrim Hospital.