Wembley teenager jailed for brutal gang attack in Willesden
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A teenager who led a brutal attack where a driver was ambushed by a Wembley gang and beaten with a metal pole in Willesden has been jailed for six years.
Darrell Roberts, 19, and his associates left their 35-year-old victim with head injuries that needed stitches after they hit him with the pole while hurling bricks at his car as he drove in Roundwood Road.
The victim’s wife was with him and witnessed the horrific attack which took place in August last year.
Roberts breached a three-year-long Asbo, which ends next year, to carry out the attack.
He was jailed for six years with a requirement of serving a minimum of two thirds and issued an extended licence period of three years to run after this, for the assault.
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He was also given six months imprisonment, to run concurrently, for criminal damage to the car.
DC Brett Skowron of Brent Police said: “I would like to thank the victim and witness for showing great courage and for their assistance throughout this investigation and the trial. I am pleased with the sentence imposed by the court.
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“Roberts was subject to an ASBO to prevent him committing offences on Brent, this sentence now ensures that.”