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Woman, 22, smashed bottle over love rival’s head in nightclub toilets

Woman, 22, smashed bottle over love rival’s head in nightclub toilets after she was accused of having sex with victim’s boyfriend and giving him an STD

  • Jody Edwards was on the dancefloor of the Fiction club in Swansea, South Wales
  • A judge heard Edwards was accused of having sex with her victim’s boyfriend 
  • Edwards was given a 12-month sentence suspended for two years at the trial

A woman has dodged jail after smashing a bottle over a love rival’s head in a nightclub toilets after she was accused of giving the victim’s boyfriend an STD.

Jody Edwards, 22, was on the dancefloor of the Fiction club in Swansea, South Wales, when the victim confronted her over a fling with her boyfriend.

Swansea Crown Court heard Edwards was accused of giving the victim’s boyfriend a sexually transmitted disease.

When the defendant walked away to go to the toilet, the victim followed her inside.

The victim then threw a drink over Edwards and the defendant responded by slapping her, causing the woman to stumble.

Jody Edwards (pictured), 22, was on the dancefloor of the Fiction club in Swansea, South Wales, when the victim confronted her over a fling with her boyfriend

Edwards then hit her in the head with the bottle she was holding, leaving the victim ‘covered in blood’.

The club’s security and the police were called. 

Prosecutor Ian Ibrahim said Edwards then told officers the woman had smacked her first and she ‘deserved it’ during the fight in August last year. 

The victim suffered a gash between her eyes which needed stitching, a cut to the back of her head, and a broken finger, a judge heard.

Her face was so badly injured she has been left permanently scarred. 

Swansea Crown Court heard Edwards was accused of giving the victim's boyfriend a sexually transmitted disease. Pictured, Fiction night club

Swansea Crown Court heard Edwards was accused of giving the victim’s boyfriend a sexually transmitted disease. Pictured, Fiction night club

Edwards (pictured) hit her victim in the head with the bottle she was holding, leaving the woman 'covered in blood'

Edwards (pictured) hit her victim in the head with the bottle she was holding, leaving the woman ‘covered in blood’

Edwards, of Skewen, Neath, admitted inflicting grievous bodily harm without intent. 

She has no previous convictions.

Defending Robert Chudleigh said Edwards was working and expecting a baby in November.

Edwards (pictured), of Skewen, Neath, admitted inflicting grievous bodily harm without intent. She has no previous convictions

Edwards (pictured), of Skewen, Neath, admitted inflicting grievous bodily harm without intent. She has no previous convictions

Judge Walters said the row revolved around the victim accusing Edwards of ‘giving her boyfriend a sexually transmitted disease.’

He said Edwards had ‘completely lost it’ and overreacted in striking out with a bottle.

Edwards was given a 12-month sentence suspended for two years and ordered to complete a rehabilitation course.

She must also pay her victim £1,000 compensation.

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