Twins ‘deeply and properly ashamed’ for brutal attack on man outside Sunderland pub

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A MAN suffered a broken nose and two black eyes in a violent attack by identical twins.

Lee Jenson was punched and kicked to the ground by Martin and Robert Boiston.

Newcastle Crown Court heard violence flared outside Rush bar in Sunderland, on November 22 last year, after a minor argument inside.

CCTV cameras captured the 20-year-old brothers, of St Mary’s Drive, West Rainton, County Durham, beating their victim to the ground.

The twins, who run their own cleaning business and have never been in trouble before, admitted assault at earlier hearings.

Mitigating, Paul Currer said: “This was out of character. They are deeply and properly ashamed.”

The judge sentenced the pair to 12 months imprisonment, suspended for 18 months, with 50 hours unpaid work and £500 costs each.