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Teen who bragged on Facebook about stabbing teacher held for 11 years

A 14-year-old boy who stabbed his supply teacher in Bradford has been sentenced to 11 years in detention.

Vincent Uzomah was stabbed while teaching at Dixons Kings Academy in Bradford Credit: Twitter

The teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons, used an offensive racist term before stabbing Vincent Uzomah in the stomach, Bradford Crown Court heard.

He then fled Dixons Kings Academy, in Bradford, before boasting about what he had done on Facebook, jurors were told.

The boy, who was described as "disruptive and a bully" had taken a dislike to Mr Uzomah while he had been working at the school.

The defendant disliked him, claiming he couldn't teach, and freely referred to him by the epithet beginning with the letter n, including saying it in anger just before he attacked him

– Jonathan Sharp, QC

The teenager admitted a charge of causing grievous bodily harm with intent to Vincent Uzomah in early June. He was sentenced to an 11-year extended sentence which includes six years custody and a further five years on licence. He could serve half of the six years.

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A teenage schoolboy from Bradford who stabbed a teacher in class is due to be sentenced later today.

Vincent Uzomah

The boy who can not be named for legal reasons, has pleded guilty to GBH with intent.

Science teacher Vincent Uzomah was stabbed in the stomach in a row with the pupil over a mobile phone at Dixons King Academy on June the 11th.

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