A former boxing champion who battered a girl in a violent row in excess of a cocaine deal in Lanarkshire has been spared jail.
Vicky Glover, 23, punched Stacey Allan all through a heated argument at a block of flats in Hamilton in December 2019 around the class A drug.
Glover, the initially Scots lady boxer to be picked for the Commonwealth Games in the 54kg category in 2018, went to the flats with co-accused Kenneth McMahon, 49, to confront Ross McKnight more than cocaine.
Mr McKnight, who is now deceased, and Ms Allen were both of those stabbed in the leg by McMahon prior to they fled the scene.
Ms Allen explained to Hamilton Sheriff Court she listened to Glover demand from customers the knife from McMahon to ‘finish her off’ and that she had no plan she had been knifed right up until she took her leggings off.
Glover (pictured on the ideal) was the first Scots girl boxer to be picked for the Commonwealth Games in the 54kg group in 2018
McKnight refused to cooperate with the investigation into the assault, but explained to a law enforcement officer a unique model of functions which was noted and made use of towards the pair.
Glover, who received a bronze medal at the 2019 less than-22 European Championships, and McMahon denied all wrongdoing. McMahon, who has a criminal history spanning 20 several years, told jurors he was not responsible for the attack and denied all understanding of a dispute in excess of medications.
When asked if he experienced long gone to ‘sort out the problem’, he said: ‘Absolutely not, I experienced very little to do with this.’
Offering evidence to depute fiscal Chloe O’Hara, Ms Allan advised the courtroom how she experienced been attacked by Glover and stabbed by her accomplice.
‘Vicky punched me as shortly as she came into that shut, in simple fact as before long as Vicky and Ken came into that shut the violence began,’ she told the court docket.
‘I felt the injury but experienced no notion I had been stabbed and imagined I was just receiving punched and did not realise there was an real knife. I did not consider Ken would have finished some thing like that to me.
‘My comprehensive leg was hanging open and when I took my leggings off the pores and skin just all fell aside.’
Glover, who won a bronze medal at the 2019 underneath-22 European Championships, denied all wrongdoing
The case was heard at Hamilton Sheriff Court docket in Scotland (pictured)
The courtroom read McKnight despatched prosecutors a letter just before he died from HMP Addiewell, insisting Glover and McMahon have been not responsible for the assault.
It read through: ‘I have recognised Ken and Vicky for several years. They arrived immediately after I experienced been attacked, I know what the men and women who attacked me seem like and would establish them yet again if presented the likelihood.’
Neal McShane, defending Glover, said: ‘She was convicted of a significantly lesser demand than she at first faced, there was swelling to the facet of the head..’
Elspeth Forrest, defending McMahon, stated: ‘He appreciates the severe nature of the make a difference.’
Jurors convicted Glover, of Cambuslang, Lanarkshire, of punching Allan to her injuries adhering to a 4-day trial.
McMahon, of Hamilton, was uncovered guilty of stabbing both equally Allan and McKnight to their serious injuries.
Sheriff Andrew McIntyre informed Glover: ‘You are in a pretty distinct problem simply because the jury acquitted you of the most really serious elements of the charge you confronted and ended up convicted of assault.
‘Your file is not so serious that I cannot take into account an substitute to jail and I’m pleased that is proper but if you really don’t comply you will be arrested, introduced again to court and despatched to prison.’
Sheriff McIntyre claimed Glover had ‘crossed’ the threshold for jail, but tagged her for the future five months as a direct different.
McMahon was jailed for four yrs and will be beneath supervision for two a long time upon his release.
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