Man jailed for serious assault - Reading


A 19-year-old man has been sentenced to nine years in jail for stabbing a man in Reading, leaving him with life-threatening injuries.

Marlon Rowe, of Mey Close, Calcot, Reading pleaded guilty to wounding with intent at Reading Crown Court on 22 April. He was sentenced to nine years in jail on Friday, 10 May 2013.

The case relates to an incident, which occurred on 11 December, 2012. At round 12.20am Rowe met the victim, who was known to him, in an alleyway between Ian Mikardo Way and Managua Close, Reading. They got into an argument and Rowe stabbed the victim several times.

The 33-year-old victim, from Reading, sustained deep slash wounds to his arms, face, and stomach, which required immediate surgery.