A terrified mechanic feared he would be left blind after an angry customer sprayed bleach in his eyes.
Malloy was originally charged with inflicting grievous bodily harm but his guilty plea to actual bodily harm was accepted.
The 26-year-old father also admitted affray and having a bladed article and offensive weapon.
Malloy, of Springvale Caravan Site, Springhead Road, Northfleet, was jailed for three years.
A thug who repeatedly ran over a woman has been jailed for 10 years.
Patrick Molloy, of Spinrghead Road, Northfleet, intentionally used his car to knock the woman down before reversing over her body twice as she lay injured in May last year.
He pleaded not guilty to her attempted murder.
Following a three week trial at Woolwich Crown Court, the 29-year-old was found guilty of grievous bodily harm with intent and criminal damage and was sentenced today.
Another savage crime, another lesser charge just to get a ‘win’. This is not justice.