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Knifeman jailed for attacking two men in Dartford

PUBLISHED: 16:30 02 February 2018

Rasak Osomo. Picture: Kent Police

Rasak Osomo. Picture: Kent Police

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A man has been jailed for more than nine years after a targeted knife attack in Dartford.

Razak Osomo, lunged at two men whilst wearing a balaclava, with a large blade as they stood by a car in Heath Lane, in September last year.

He tried stabbing one in the stomach before attacking the second man, who had climbed into the car.

Osomo, of nearby Willow Road, attempted to pull the door open, stabbing at the victim 15 to 20 times.

He was arrested close to the scene with a nine-inch hunting knife, a six-inch lock knife, and a balaclava in a rucksack.

Osomo was jailed for nine years and six months at Woolwich Crown Court on Friday January 26, after pleading guilty to wounding with intent.

Investigating officer DC Lucy Macland said: “This was a particularly vicious and targeted attack on two men who were known to Osomo.

“I’d like to thank the public for their vigilance in reporting the incident immediately and providing a good description that aided us in detaining Osomo.”

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