Two men have been jailed for a combined total of 16 years for a violent attack on a 22-year-old man.
Jason Grant, aged 24, of Kings Road, Rushden, and Jordan Matthews, aged 20, of Adnitt Road, Rushden, pleaded guilty to grievous bodily harm and were sentenced to eight years imprisonment each today at Northampton Crown Court.
The assault took place at 8pm on December 14, 2016 and the two were arrested that evening.
Detective Constable Katy Tyrrell, from Wellingborough CID said: “This attack involved a machete and hunting knife and caused life-changing injuries to the victim. I am pleased that the offenders have been brought to justice and would like to thank everyone involved in this investigation.”