Monday, February 22, 2016

After 21 Years of Service, Combat Veteran Beaten by Girlfriend

Sergeant who served in Afghanistan, Bosnia and Northern Ireland was beaten to a pulp by his dumbbell-wielding girlfriend
Daily Mail UK
By AMANDA WILLIAMS FOR MAILONLINE
PUBLISHED:22 February 2016

Rob Bryan has served in Afghanistan, Bosnia and Northern Ireland
He was left lying in blood after he was attacked by Angelique Doyle
He is sharing his story to help other male victims of domestic violence
The 36-year-old smashed a glass and a bottle over his head before battering him with a stool and biting him. She picked up a 12kg dumbbell, and launched it at his face, breaking his nose and leaving the father needing hospital treatment
A war veteran who served in Afghanistan, Bosnia and Northern Ireland was beaten to a pulp by his girlfriend in an unprovoked attack with a dumbbell.

Rob Bryan, was left lying in a pool of blood at his flat in Manchester after the attack at the hands of partner Angelique Doyle.

The 36-year-old smashed a glass and a wine bottle over his head before battering him with a stool and biting him.

She picked up a 12kg dumbbell, and launched it at his face, breaking his nose and leaving the father needing hospital treatment.

Now the former soldier is sharing his story to urge other male victims of domestic violence to speak out.

The 43-year-old, who was discharged from the army with PTSD in March 2014 after 21 years of service, had been in a relationship with Doyle for 15 months.
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