Birmingham news 'Senseless violence' - Cop condemns knife attack that nearly killed man MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - Alan Doran was found covered in the victim's blood after he ran from the scene
Breaking News ! A detective condemned the actions of a 'dangerous' man who stabbed his victim four times during a drunken rage. Det Sgt Chris Jones, from West Midlands Police, described the attack as 'shocking and brutal' as Adam Doran was sentenced to ten years behind bars. Wolverhampton Crown Court heard Doran, 28, launched an unprovoked booze-fuelled attack on the boyfriend of a woman he was staying with after leaving a mental health home. A group had been having drinks at the house in Bricklin Street, Walsall, on Friday, April 26. Read More Related Articles Distraction burglary warning as pensioners conned out of cash in water board scam Read More Related Articles 'Selfish' boss fined for letting customers into his furniture store at height of pandemic Doran starting bickering with the man, aged 36, and after he went to the toilet, Doran reached for a knife from the kitchen drawer which he put inside his jacket. His friend pleaded with him to put it away, which he eventually did. But he took it out again when the man left the room for a second time. When he returned, Doran shoved him against the wall and pulled the knife out. Despite attempts from others in the house to get Doran to stop and remove the knife from him, he stabbed the man four times causing serious internal injuries. Although recovering, the 36-year-old’s injuries have changed his life forever. He’s on lifelong medication and is unable to work. Donate money or a laptop for kids who need them With schools closed due to Covid-19, thousands of children in Birmingham are in need of laptops to continue their learning. They are falling behind in their studies through no fault of their own - because they are unable to access lessons being put on by schools. BirminghamLive is supporting efforts, through the Digital Education Partnership, to raise funds and laptop donations to support pupils and get them learning again. You can help Donate money here Donate a laptop here If you have any questions, you can email them here. Doran ran off after the attack.
. Doran, of Wilners View, Pelsall, pleaded guilty to wounding at Wolverhampton Crown Court on Monday (18 January). He was sentenced to ten years in prison, with five years extended and an indefinite restraining order against the man he attacked. Mr Jones, from force CID, said: “This was a shocking attack following a minor disagreement. The amount of violence used was senseless and unnecessary. “Knife crime has tragic consequences, my thoughts are with the man who suffered during this horrific attack and also those who witnessed it. The effects will no doubt be long lasting. “I hope Doran admission of guilt offers him some comfort and wish him all the best with his recovery." Sentencing Doran to ten years behind bars – including five more years on license – Judge Chambers QC said the attack was brutal and sustained on the back of kindness.
'Dangerous offender' ignored cries to stop as he attacked man in brutal and violent Walsall stabbing
He said: “You had gone to stay at the address because a friend of yours had offered you accommodation. You replayed that kindness with this brutal attack. "You came off your medication and turned to drink, which made your mood deteriorate and you became withdrawn. "This was a brutal and violent stabbing and you ignored cries to stop. You’re a dangerous offender and are highly dangerous." Wolverhampton Crown Court that Doran had breached his two- year suspended sentence, which was handed out in 2019, for an assault at Wembley Stadium He had also been convicted of affray in 2010.
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