Naomi Oni: Victoria"s Secret worker scarred for life when niqab-wearing attacker threw acid in her face


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Victoria's Secret worker scarred for life when niqab-wearing attacker threw acid in her face as she walked home from shopNaomi Oni, 20, was almost blinded and will need years of skin graftsShe was heading back to her flat from the bus stop when she was injuredHad been talking to her boyfriend on the phone after a late shiftSays the apparently random attack has 'destroyed' her lifeThe shop assistant no longer wants to go out in publicShe was inspired to share her story by acid-attack victim Katie Piper By Chris Brooke PUBLISHED: 14:17 GMT, 1 February 2013 | UPDATED: 12:35 GMT, 2 February 2013 A young woman suffered horrific facial burns after a woman wearing a Muslim veil threw acid in her face. Naomi Oni, 20, was walking home after finishing work at lingerie shop Victoria’s Secret when the woman, wearing a niqab – which reveals only the eyes – appeared and launched the apparently random attack

Marks and Spencer trolley rage: Christmas shopper “critical” after M&S attack

Christmas shopper 'critical' after M&S trolley rage attack: 30-year-old woman arrested after victim, 60, knocked to groundWoman allegedly rammed into man with her trolley following altercation | UPDATED: 15:31 GMT, 1 January 2013 A shopper is fighting for his life in hospital after a Christmas ‘trolley rage’ attack. The 60-year-old victim broke a hip and wrist when he was knocked to the ground by a woman in a Marks & Spencer store. Staff said the woman appeared to have launched the attack because the man had failed to get out of her way fast enough

Suspect charged with attempted murder after woman was attacked in the street with 2ft-long samurai sword


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Brave police officer saved woman's life by tackling maniac who slashed her with samurai sword Woman is seriously hurt in random sword attack in north LondonAhla Timofei, 25, will appear in front of magistrates tomorrow Police praised a lone officer who bravely tackled the man Local residents described hearing the woman scream 'like an animal' | UPDATED: 09:13 GMT, 26 December 2012 A man who attacked a woman with a samurai sword was tackled to the ground by a brave police officer. After he was overpowered, a bag he was carrying was found to contain a bizarre arsenal, including a crossbow, samurai-type swords, hunting knives and gas masks. An unarmed police sergeant, based in Islington, North London, went to the scene of the random assault in Holloway Road early yesterday to find the victim, a 22-year-old Italian, bleeding heavily on the ground and a man brandishing a sword.

Thug who blinded student gets off with a reprimand: So what DOES it take to be jailed for assault?


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Thug who blinded student gets off with a reprimand: So what DOES it take to be jailed for assault Matthew Noblett, 20, from Chorley, Lancashire, was hit outside a pubHe needed 170 stitches in his right eyeball to stop it collapsingHe will never regain vision in the eye and is now registered disabledNoblett said his 16-year-old attacker should have gone to court | UPDATED: 23:29 GMT, 25 December 2012 The father of a student blinded in one eye in an unprovoked attack by a teenager yesterday condemned police for letting him go with just a telling-off.

Holloway Road attack: Man, 25, arrested after woman seriously hurt in "unprovoked" sword attack on north London street


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Hunting knives, gas mask, crossbow and mallet: Terrifying haul of weapons 'found on man who attacked woman in the street with 2ft-long samurai sword' Woman is seriously hurt in random sword attack in north London early this morningA man was found at the scene with swords, a cross bow, hunting knives and a gas maskThe 25-year-old is currently being questioned by detectivesPolice today praised a lone officer who bravely tackled the man Local residents described hearing the woman scream 'like an animal' | UPDATED: 17:58 GMT, 24 December 2012 A man armed with a Samurai sword, a cross bow and several hunting knives has been arrested after a woman was seriously hurt in a random street attack this morning. Residents living close to the scene in Holloway Road, north London, described hearing the woman screaming 'like an animal' as she was slashed repeatedly with a two foot long sword.

"You"re the most hopeless criminal I"ve ever met": Kidnap victim gives captor a piece of her mind before escaping after 10 minutes


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'You're the most hopeless criminal I've ever met': Kidnap victim gives captor a piece of her mind before escaping after 10 minutesJanice, 64, was snatched from her home Lymington, New Forest, Hants, by a male armed robber But he took her back home after admitting the kidnapping wasn't going wellRobber apologised before fleeing with her car and 100 in cash | UPDATED: 14:35 GMT, 23 December 2012 A pensioner kidnapped at gunpoint was released just ten minutes later after telling her attacker he was the “most hopeless criminal” she had ever met.

Mother hears teenage daughter raped and threatened with knife during phone call


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Mother overhears her daughter, 15, being raped at knifepoint as she calls her mobile during attack Victim was raped and threatened with kitchen knife in Newcastle Mother made call as she was concerned daughter was late homeAuntie begs public for information as police release CCTVDetectives arrest 19-year-old man | UPDATED: 16:11 GMT, 23 December 2012 A mother overheard her 15-year-old daughter being raped when she called her during the horrific ordeal, it was revealed today. The teenager was attacked in Elswick, Newcastle upon Tyne, and threatened with a four-inch kitchen knife.

Smiling attacker who glassed a former friend in a pub leaving her scarred for life walks free from court


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Smiling attacker who glassed a former friend in a pub leaving her scarred for life walks free from courtColleen Robson left Charlene Pulford needing stitches to a three inch gash on the top of her head after the attack in DarlingtonDespite having committed an almost identical offence four years previously, Robson was given community service and a fineThe court heard how Robson cares for her disabled mother and brother | UPDATED: 14:17 GMT, 16 December 2012 Worried: Colleen Robson was pictured smiling as she arrived at Darlington Crown Court for sentencing A woman who glassed a former friend leaving her needing a fragment of glass removed from her head walked free from court after a judge spared her a jail term. Colleen Robson attacked Charlene Pulford in Harvey's Bar, Darlington, back in June leaving her needing seven stitches in a three inch wound in the top of her head.

Met Police pay 15,000 settlement to teenage rape victim for "shocking" failings which saw alleged attacker acquitted


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Met Police pay 15,000 settlement to teenage rape victim for 'shocking' failings which saw alleged attacker acquitted Officers told to make car crime a higher priority at time of attack in 2005 Alleged attacker of 15-year-old was acquitted when police lost evidence, in what a trial judge branded a 'disgrace'Girl's family took legal action, claiming her human rights were breached Investigation led to four officers being reprimanded and shake-up of teamScotland Yard has agreed an out of court settlement with young victim | UPDATED: 14:25 GMT, 13 December 2012 The Metropolitan Police are to pay a 15,000 settlement to a teenage rape victim for 'shocking' failings which saw the alleged attacker acquitted. The alleged attacker of the 15-year-old girl was acquitted when the police lost evidence in what a trial judge branded a 'disgrace'.

Police who tackled deranged knifeman Christopher Haughton armed with 10in blade in halal butcher"s shop praised as attacker jailed indefinitely


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Police who tackled deranged knifeman armed with 10in blade in halal butcher's shop praised as attacker jailed indefinitely Christopher Haughton lashed out at officers with a ten-inch butcher's knife Was heard chanting 'God help me to kill my enemies' moments before attack Bit one policeman, repeatedly stabbed another and injured othersJudge has praised officers and detained Haughton indefinitely | UPDATED: 17:28 GMT, 13 December 2012 Guilty: Christopher Haughton tried to kill two police officers with a meat cleaver A judge today praised police officers seriously injured by a deranged knifeman who turned a halal butchers shop into a bloodbath. Christopher Haughton, 33, seriously injured three officers and attacked the colleagues who tried to save them