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Man who stabbed his 'friend' five times in Ely attack jailed




A man who stabbed his 'friend' multiple times through the open window of a car the victim was driving has been jailed.

Bartlomiej Juchiewicz, 19, of High Barns, Ely, stabbed the 18-year-old victim in the arm and side after the latter pulled over to speak to him on November 11 at about 8.30pm.

Juchiewicz pleaded guilty to grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of an offensive weapon and was sentenced to seven years in a young offender institution at Peterborough Crown Court yesterday.

Bartlomiej Juchiewicz and Chase Crosswell (28321728)
Bartlomiej Juchiewicz and Chase Crosswell (28321728)

The victim had been driving along Lisle Lane, Ely, with three passengers when he noticed Juchiewicz and Chase Crosswell, 19, and decided to pull over.

Juchiewicz and Crosswell became aggressive and pulled out two knives as they approached the driver’s open window.

The victim tried but failed to grab the knife from Juchiewicz as he swung it towards him. Juchiewicz stabbed the man five times.

Passengers in the car managed to pull the victim back from the window and get the vehicle started so they could drive away.

The victim realised he was badly injured and only managed to drive a quarter of a mile along the road before he pulled over and an ambulance was called.

Crosswell, of Chiefs Street, Ely, pleaded guilty to possession of an offensive weapon and was sentenced to 15 months in a young offender institution at the same hearing.


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