Machete attack accused walks free after judge orders innocent verdict

Machete attack accused walks free after judge orders innocent verdict
 

A father accused of using a machete in a vicious street attack has walked free after a jury declared him not guilty.
The prosecution case against 36-year-old Alfie Brown collapsed on the second day of evidence at Carlisle Crown Court, after Judge Peter Davies ruled there was not enough evidence to convict him.
Mr Brown, of Mardale Road, Raffles, was charged after city man Craig Metcalfe was brutally attacked in Harraby, the court heard.
Th prosecution said he suffered an horrific head wound after a row over a £20 debt escalated and he was attacked by a man wielding a machete - named by the... read more

 
31 August 2017 in Regional North West , Views: 38
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