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Chaz Morgan: Teenager charged man with baseball bat after high-speed car chase through streets of Bristol

A teenager charged after a man with a baseball bat after a high-speed car chase through the streets of Bristol.

Chaz Morgan, 19, was involved in the two-car pursuit in June this year.

The incident began in the Bristol suburb of Knowle when the window of a white Ford Fiesta was smashed.

The vehicle was then followed by a silver Volkswagen Golf - containing Morgan as a passenger.

The pursuit ended when the Fiesta, heading in the wrong direction, crashed into a traffic light.

Video shows the driver fleeing the vehicle on foot, followed by a baseball bat-wielding Morgan.

A second man, who had his face covered, was also seen carrying a bladed weapon.

The driver was attacked by the two men, but he did not sustain any injury - other than some marks to his body.

Morgan, of Hartcliffe, Bristol, was arrested a week later.

He appeared at Bristol Crown Court on Friday, where he admitted charges of affray and possession of an offensive weapon.

He was sentenced to 12 months in prison, suspended for 18 months, and a 25-day rehabilitation order.

The second man was not charged due to insufficient evidence.

PC Andrew Smetham, officer in the case, said: "This was a serious incident that happened in the middle of the day in Bristol and the CCTV footage shows the victim was fortunate not to be hurt.

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"There can be no excuse for the violence Chaz Morgan showed on this day and it is right he has been brought before the courts.

"We are grateful to the witnesses who called police on the day and also assisted us with our subsequent enquiries."