David William Moutray
As a result of the assaults, Mr Hook suffered bilateral fractures of both eye sockets. His face and eyes were extensively swollen. His vision has been permanently impaired; he now needs to wear glasses. He has numbness around the eyes as a result of nerve damage. He has had to have surgery to correct a deviated nasal passage. His teeth were broken and he now has to wear a dental plate.
As a result of the fractures and dislocation of his fingers, he has recovered only 50% use of his left hand, which is his master hand. He has suffered post-concussion and posttraumatic stress symptoms, including personality changes and problems with memory and concentration. His personal life suffered as a result of his injuries. He was unable to work for six months and has suffered significant financial losses.
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Assault and grevious bodily harm of a man and assault of a woman at her Titirangi in December 2002
she was ex girlfriend of the accused
Also repeated breach of protection orders, threatening to kill
Previous convictions include assault, wilful damage and breach of a non-molestation order.
At large in South Auckland
Travels extensively in North Island
Sentenced to 6 years in mid 2003
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