Christmas in jail for teenager who kicked boy in face at York station

A 19 year old who launched a brutal and unprovoked assault on a teenager hasbeen jailed for four months. Harry Lee Powell, of Hull Road, York, wassentenced at York Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, 1 December after pleadingguilty to the assault.The court heard how, on Friday 30 October, Powell,accompanied by a group of friends, approached his 16-year-old victim, who wassitting in the waiting room at York station.Completely unprovoked, Powellimmediately began aggressively confronting the boy before spitting at him andkicking him in the face with full force.The victim did not retaliate and leftthe waiting room to wait on the platform for his train, however he was in somuch pain and distress he could not complete his journey and had to becollected.