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Man given 10 years for unprovoked attack at Tottenham party
An unprovoked stabbing after a party turned sour has landed a man with a ten-year jail sentence.
Lionel Ngando, 20, of Osward Place, Edmonton, was sentenced at Wood Green Crown Court today for stabbing a man after a party in Tottenham in August last year.
The attacked happened at a flat just off High Road which the victim, a 30-year-old man, and Ngando were attending.
The court heard how the man had thanked a woman he believed to be the host. He was then approached by a girl who apologised for the woman he spoke to, her aunt, as she was a bit drunk.
Ngando took exception to this and then smashed a bottle over the man's head and stabbed him in the side of his body.
The victim then ran off and managed to flag down an ambulance travelling passed in High Road. He was taken to hospital where he required surgery to his stomach.
Detective Constable Leon Ure, of Haringey CID, said: "Ngando carried out a violent and unprovoked attack on a man he didn't know, causing serious injuries that have required ongoing treatment in hospital.
"The victim's injuries could have been much worse had it not been for his own actions and those of the paramedics that he flagged down.
“We are grateful to him for supporting the prosecution and hope that he finds some closure in the result of this case."