Horsham man jailed after fight

A HORSHAM man is behind bars following a fight that left another man with a serious injury.

Benjamin Smith, 26, was sentenced in Horsham Magistrate’s Court on Friday to a year’s imprisonment with a six-month non-parole period.

He faced charges including having intentionally caused injury, possession of a prohibited weapon, burglary, theft and several drug charges.

Smith was arrested on April 29 for allegedly having seriously injured another man’s hand during a fight at a Horsham house.

Police said the assailant punched his victim while holding a knife.

His victim, 28, had surgery to save one of his fingers.

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