VIDEO: Shocking CCTV footage shows gang attack victim with bat and knife

16:41 22 February 2013

Colin Mbagwu has been jailed for 31 months for his part in a violent attack on a man in Gresham Street in the City of London. Picture: City of London Police

Colin Mbagwu has been jailed for 31 months for his part in a violent attack on a man in Gresham Street in the City of London. Picture: City of London Police

Archant

Shocking CCTV footage shows the moment seven people used a baseball bat, knife and a bottle to inflict injury on their victim.

Ishmael Francis has been jailed for 22 months for his part in a violent attack on a man in Gresham Street in the City of London. Picture: City of London PoliceIshmael Francis has been jailed for 22 months for his part in a violent attack on a man in Gresham Street in the City of London. Picture: City of London Police

The man was was attacked in Gresham Street in the City of London on July 15 last year.

He had to have life saving surgery at the Royal London Hospital after sustaining multiple stab wounds.

Video footage shows the group attacking the man as he tries to get in a car.

A passer-by watches as the group hits the victim, who finally manages to get in the car, which is driven off.

Jasmine Nassif has been jailed for 24 months, less 67 days spent on curfew, for her part in a violent attack on a man in Gresham Street in the City of London. Picture: City of London PoliceJasmine Nassif has been jailed for 24 months, less 67 days spent on curfew, for her part in a violent attack on a man in Gresham Street in the City of London. Picture: City of London Police

The group were today all jailed for their part in the violence.

Six of them previously pleaded guilty to violent disorder.

Colin Mbagwu, 27, of Rayleigh Road, Enfield, was sentenced to 31 months in jail.

Leonel Streete, 23, of Perth Road, Haringey, was given a two year jail sentence less 81 days spent on curfew.

Leonel Streete has been jailed for 24 months less 81 days spent on curfew for his part in a violent attack on a man in Gresham Street in the City of London. Picture: City of London PoliceLeonel Streete has been jailed for 24 months less 81 days spent on curfew for his part in a violent attack on a man in Gresham Street in the City of London. Picture: City of London Police

Marlon Brown, 27, of Rivulet Road, Haringey, was jailed for two years.

Rowan Lopez, 25, of Tunnel Gardens, Haringey, was jailed for 18 months.

Ishmael Francis, 22, of Hadrian’s Ride, Enfield, was jailed for 22 months.

Riquel Peterson, 24, of Sutterton Street, Islington, was jailed for two years.

Marlon Brown has been jailed for 24 months for his part in a violent attack on a man in Gresham Street in the City of London. Picture: City of London PoliceMarlon Brown has been jailed for 24 months for his part in a violent attack on a man in Gresham Street in the City of London. Picture: City of London Police

Jasmine Nassif, 21, of Kestral House, Alma Road, Enfield, was found guilty of violent disorder at the Old Bailey last week.

She was today jailed for 24 months, less 67 days spent on curfew.

Following the sentencing Commander Wayne Chance of City of London Police said: “We will not tolerate this kind of violent behaviour in the City of London.

“I am pleased that the officers in the case were able to bring it to a swift and satisfying conclusion and would like to highlight the good work done in conjunction with the Metropolitan Police.

Riquel Peterson has been jailed for 24 months for his part in a violent attack on a man in Gresham Street in the City of London. Picture: City of London PoliceRiquel Peterson has been jailed for 24 months for his part in a violent attack on a man in Gresham Street in the City of London. Picture: City of London Police

“Anyone coming to the City of London with the intention of being violent should know that they will be dealt with so that those wishing to enjoy the vibrant nightlife in the City can do so without fear.”

City of London Police worked closely with the Metropolitan Police Gang Unit in Haringey to bring the offenders to justice.

They said clear CCTV and extensive inquiries led to the identification and arrest of all the offenders.

DS John Ellis, who led the investigation said: “Through working with our partners within the business community and the Metropolitan Police the investigation team were able to identify, arrest and remand these individuals quickly.

Rowen Lopez has been jailed for 18 months for his part in a violent attack on a man in Gresham Street in the City of London. Picture: City of London PoliceRowen Lopez has been jailed for 18 months for his part in a violent attack on a man in Gresham Street in the City of London. Picture: City of London Police

“I hope the sentences passed will act a deterrent to those involved.”

Sign up for our news alerts today!

Our editors' picks for the day's top news delivered to your inbox or phone.

Sign up for email alerts Sign up for mobile alerts
1
2 3 4 5 6
7

Latest Crime news

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Fabian Downie

A pervert who performed a solo sex act on six London buses, including one in Old Street, has been jailed.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
The inicdent took place near Station Road and Ranelagh Road in Harlesden (Photo: Google StreetView)

Police have arrested a 29-year-old man on suspicion of murder after a fatal stabbing in Harlesden last night.

Monday, June 29, 2015
The trial continues at the Old Bailey

A woman accused of killing a suspected paedophile has denied stabbing him but admitted to “poking” him with a knife following a confrontation, a court heard today.

Monday, June 29, 2015
Police want to speak to this man about the schoolgirl's 'frightening' ordeal (Photo: BTP)

Police are hunting a pervert who groped a 15-year-old girl on her way to school - and even followed her when she changed lines.

Monday, June 29, 2015
Police want to speak to this woman about the incident (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

Police want to speak to a woman in her sixties after an osteoporosis sufferer was knocked to the floor in a dispute over a priority seat on a bus.

Monday, June 29, 2015
Police want to speak to this man, who was carrying a silver mountain bike (Photo: British Transport Police)

Police have released CCTV images to find a witness to an ‘unprovoked attack’ which saw two people sprayed with a chemical on a London Overground train at South Tottenham.

What is this?

Near You Now

Don't Miss...

Competitions

Good times with Greenall's!

Good times with Greenall’s, a Great British gin sponsors Great British racing.

Read more
Escape to the picturesque sights of Cornwall

Summer is finally here, and what is the number one holiday location in the UK during the warmer months? Cornwall, of course!

Read more
Adrenalin junkies, this one's for you!

An icon of British engineering and a consistent favourite of James Bond, there are few names quite as legendary in motoring as Aston Martin.

Read more