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BREAKING NEWS: Schoolgirl stabber detained for 13 years
3:30pm Friday 23rd September 2011 in Pensnett
AN 18-year-old Sedgley man has been detained in a young offenders institution for 13 years after attempting to murder a Stourbridge schoolgirl as she made her way to school.
Samuel Gayzer-Tomlinson, of Turls Hill Road, appeared before Wolverhampton Crown Court this afternoon and pleaded guilty to attempting to murder Chloe West, who was 14 years-old at the time of the stabbing, outside the gates of Ridgewood High School in Wollaston on April 1.
The former Bishop Milner pupil also pleaded guilty to unlawfully wounding former Ridgewood student Ben Hudson, who jumped in to help stop the attack, and guilty to possessing an offensive weapon - an eight inch kitchen knife.