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Teenager Locked Up After Chasing Love Rival

Tuesday June 18 2013

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A TEENAGER has been locked up for chasing her love rival down the street with a carving knife.

The 17-year-old girl's simmering anger at another woman who started a relationship with her ex-boyfriend boiled over, Barnsley Youth Court was told.

The Goldthorpe girl, who was sent into detention for eight months, snapped when her former boyfriend's new partner poked her in the eye, said Sean Fritchley, defending.

He said: "The 17-year-old was in relationship with a man. They broke up and the ex-boyfriend and the victim got together.

"Anger and frustration had simmered under the surface for some time. There was a row which escalated and the defendant was poked in the eye.

"The defendant picked up the carving knife in a temper and fully accepts her guilt."

The court was told the 17-year-old also assaulted a pregnant woman during the incident.

District Judge John Foster said: "You hardly need me to underline that your behaviour was serious.

"You lost your temper during an argument with the other woman and assaulted her.

"You took a dangerous weapon and chased the woman with it with intent to cause her serious harm or worse. You also assaulted a pregnant woman."

The girl admitted possessing an offensive weapon and two assaults.

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Reply Posted by emma shone on Thursday June 20 2013 at 08:26
But the fella who knocked down someone gets suspended sentence......

Reply Posted by maxine on Thursday June 20 2013 at 09:03
makes you wonder how these 'judges' get their title doesn't it... Justice system is a complete joke n there's nothing anyone can do about it :/

Reply Posted by mr right on Friday June 21 2013 at 15:35
Bahahaha at 17 she should have better troubles but yup she still commited a knife crime and her sentence was just if it was a guy chaseing the boyfriend of his ex he would definetly be suffering alarger amount of time and comments would be different

Reply Posted by concerned on Saturday June 22 2013 at 00:10
the whole family need locking up!!!!

Reply Posted by jay edmans on Sunday June 23 2013 at 03:47
this is a pack ov lies it wasn't like that at all you don't no the back ground or the people in question

Reply Posted by Maark on Sunday June 23 2013 at 22:10
I don't think we need to know more than that a girl chased someone with a carving knife. Anyone who behaves in such an animalistic fashion should be put in a cage.

Reply Posted by me on Sunday June 23 2013 at 22:13
ye ye ye of course it was like that it says so
"The defendant picked up the carving knife in a temper and fully accepts her guilt."
so dont start all the bs about you dont know them
at 17 she should be getting on with getting a job building a future for herself then getting into jealous rages over a bloody boy

Reply Posted by Mb on Sunday June 23 2013 at 22:35
that at 17 what at 25. Should get a good kick up the arse if you ask me.