FIGHTER: Cole was arrested after hitting friend with bottle

A BRITISH soldier who allegedly ‘glassed’ her friend in the throat after a heated nightclub row has been released after claiming it was ‘accidental.’

Squaddie Sydney Cole, 19, got into a fight with her ‘best friend,’ soldier Sarah Garrity , 22, in Bananas nightclub on Magaluf’s Punta Ballena strip.

Cole, from London, told a judge in Palma a glass she threw on the floor broke and a shard pierced Garrity’s neck.

“It was an accident, Sarah and I were very drunk because we had been drinking since 11.00 on Monday morning but I didn’t want to cut her throat,” said Cole.

TROOPER: Sarah Garrity was glassed in the throat

Scottish-born Garrity lost a lot of blood and collapsed outside the club before being rushed to hospital for intensive care.

Suleiman, a worker in a nearby Kebab shop, told the Olive Press: “It was horrific. There was blood everywhere. I could hardly bring myself to look. It was a huge gash, and quite a hole that wouldn’t stop bleeding.”

Cole was released by police after her friend decided not to press charges, but could still be prosecuted if authorities decide to charge.

Royal Logistics Corps clerk Garrity said: “I’m alive and that’s all that matters.”

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