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

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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.”

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