Willesden man jailed for knife and pepper spray attack
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Clement Morgan, 43, assaulted workers during ‘short-changed’ row
A Willesden man has been jailed for a vicious shop attack where he used a pepper spray and slashed a worker with a knife.
Clement Morgan, of Pound Lane, became embroiled in an argument with two members of staff in Food & Wine in High Road, Willesden, after he claimed he had been short-changed on October 12 last year.
Harrow Crown Court heard during the row the 43-year-old pulled out a knife and chased the workers around the shop.
He cut one man in his hand before pulling out a small can of pepper spray and using it at the back of the shop.
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A third man was injured when he ran into the shop to try and help the two victims.
Morgan fled the store but was identified on CCTV and arrested.
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He admitted wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm and possessing a prohibited weapon for discharge of noxious liquid/gas/electrical incapacitation device/thing.
He was jailed for eight years.
DC Matt Wait from Brent Police said: “Clement Morgan is a dangerous male who committed a terrifying attack on his victim.
“This sentence sends a clear message to others that the police and courts will take a robust approach against those who seek to place our communities in fear”