Two teenagers sentenced for carrying out Royal Wedding attack in Kensal Rise
Victims had pizza ground into their hair during attack on April 30 last year
Two teenagers who ground pizza in the hair of two legal secretaries during a Kensal Rise Royal Wedding day attack have been given community orders.
Kalee Powell, 18, and Precious Gordon, 19, left Daniela Holischeck a bloodied mess after the attack on April 30 last year.
She spent the rest of the night in casualty and had to take a fortnight off from work following the savage beating.
Powell and Gordon, along with a 17-year-old who cannot be named, had spent the day boozing at a street party to celebrate the marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton.
They attacked ‘like a pack’ after they were called ‘idiots’ when they knocked a pizza out of the hands of Ms Holischeck’s flatmate, Birgit Habersetzer, in Bathurst Gardens.
Gordon admitted affray and assaulting Ms Holischeck and Ms Harbersetzer, while Powell was convicted of affray and her part in the attack on Ms Holischeck after a trial at the Old Bailey.
- 1 Man in stable condition following collision with a van in Neasden
- 2 Guilty: Man killed father who defended son from knife attack in Willesden
- 3 New Brent baby bank to support 40 families per week
- 4 'Security alert' at Willesden Junction causing severe delays on TfL network
- 5 Primary school pupils approached by 'man in a van' in attempted abduction
- 6 Motorcyclist, 34, dies at Staples Corner Flyover
- 7 Jailed: Brent gangsters who shot a man in his stomach at close range
- 8 Wembley fitness instructor stopped man taking his own life
- 9 Possible traffic disruptions in north London this week
- 10 ULEZ anomaly at Wembley Ikea meaning no £12.50-a-day emission fee
Both were given community orders and told to pay a total of �300 compensation to their victims.
Judge Stephen Kramer QC told the pair: “You have each come within a whisker of a custodial sentence.”
Powell from Northolt, denied affray and common assault and was convicted.
She was given a 12-month community order requiring her to spend a total of 24 hours at a senior attendance centre run by the Probation Service.
She will also be under a nightly 8pm to 8am curfew for three months and will have to pay �100 compensation to Ms Holischeck.
Gordon, of Nelson Close, Kensal Rise, admitted affray and common assault on both victims.
She was given a 12-month community order requiring her to spend a total of 27 hours at a senior attendance centre and must pay �100 compensation to each of the victims.