A Mowbray man accused of wounding his former girlfriend's brother with a crowbar has been found not guilty.
It took a Launceston Supreme Court jury of five women and seven men two-and-a-half hours to find Christopher Ernest Denman not guilty of wounding, with a majority verdict.
He was also found not guilty of an alternative charge of assault, also with a majority verdict.
The 39-year-old was accused of wounding Martin Mace in 2019.
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During the trial before Justice Robert Pearce, the court heard how Mr Denman had previously been in a relationship with Mr Mace's sister Melissa Mace, that had ended badly.
About 8.30pm on March 30 the court heard he pushed his way into the Dover Street unit of Ms Mace.
He then struck Mr Mace on the left forearm with a crowbar, which caused a laceration.
Mr Denman had denied he was angry about the breakup when he went to the unit, saying he went there because he felt lost and alone.
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