A trainee soldier who tried to stab a comrade at Catterick Garrison in North Yorkshire has been jailed for six years at a court martial.
18 year old Private James Farrell from Halifax was found guilty of attempted murder last month. He plunged a knife in the bed of a fellow trainee after an alleged bullying incident.
Farrell from the 2nd infantry training battalion was also sentenced for possessing live and blank ammunition.
A trainee soldier who tried to stab a colleague at Catterick Garrison will be sentenced today.
18-year-old Private James Farrell from Halifax was found guilty of attempted murder last month.
He plunged a knife in the bed of a fellow trainee after an alleged bullying incident.
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Police said shots were fired from what was believed to be an air weapon in the Spring Hall Lane area of Halifax at 3.45pm yesterday (24 February).
Four people were taken to hospital with minor injuries.
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Craig Alderson, aged 44, was last seen in the early hours of Saturday morning in the Southorwram area. Police believe he has contacts across Halifax and Queensbury.
We are growing increasingly concerned for Craig's welfare as his absence is very out of character. I would appeal to anyone who has seen or heard from Craig since Saturday, or who knows where he is now to get in contact. Enquiries are ongoing"
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