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Man, 19, convicted of GBH wounding with intent following stabbing in Downley

| March 10, 2016

A 19 year old man of Gibbs Close, High Wycombe has been convicted in relation to an assault in Downley during which a man was stabbed multiple times.

The man was convicted on Thursday 3rd March 2016 of one count of GBH wounding with intent after pleading guilty at Aylesbury Crown Court at a trial which started on Wednesday 2nd March 2016.

The conviction is in relation to an incident that occurred in Mendip Way, High Wycombe in which a 24 year old man was stabbed five times and sustained injuries to his back and side.

At around 2.00am on Thursday 16th July 2015 the victim was walking along Mendip Way, High Wycombe when a VW Golf pulled up alongside him. The convicted man was sitting in the back of the car, he promptly got out of the vehicle and attacked his victim, stabbing him multiple times.

The 24 year old victim was found collapsed in the street moments later.

After evading arrest by hiding in a loft, the convicted man was arrested on Thursday 27th August 2015 and charged on Friday 28th August 2015.

The convicted man will be sentenced at Aylesbury Crown Court at a date yet to be confirmed.

Investigating Officer, Det Con Emily Addison, of Force CID based at High Wycombe police station, said: ‘This was a vicious and unprovoked attack over a minor misunderstanding.

The victim was very fortunate to make a full recovery and is extremely lucky that the wounds inflicting did not cause any lasting damage.

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