Man attacked with knife and ‘on the market’ signal by Lanarkshire thugs

A person was attacked with a knife and a ‘on the market’ signal on his doorstep within the early hours of the morning.

Aiden Cairns and Sean Ward, each 18, admitted finishing up the assault after they appeared at Hamilton Sheriff Court docket.

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The incident occurred in Kyle Quadrant, Newarthill, at 4.40am on January 7 final 12 months.

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The male sufferer was in the home with different occupants, together with a toddler aged 5.

Aga Mathieson, prosecuting, stated: “They heard a loud bang and noticed two males with hoods up who have been shouting.

“Cairns was seen to drag a kitchen knife from his aspect whereas Ward picked up a ‘on the market’ signal.

“The occupants went on to the doorstep to attempt to stop the accused coming via the door.

“Each accused tried repeatedly to strike the sufferer with the wood signal and Cairns struck him with a knife, inflicting a minor minimize to his finger.”

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Police arrived and the pair have been arrested later that morning.

Cairns, of Carfin Avenue, New Stevenston, additionally admitted possession of a knife and trying to headbutt a cop.

Ward, of Central Avenue, Holytown, admitted headbutting a feminine constable.

Sheriff Liam Murphy referred to as for background stories and digital tagging assessments and deferred sentence till subsequent month.

Cairns and Ward have been allowed to stay on bail.

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