20-YEAR-OLD OFFENDER ASSAULTING AND THREATENING TO KILL MOTHER AND PETROL BOMB HER HOUSE

A sentence of two years’ detention imposed on a 20 year-old man who in a drunken rage had held a knife to his mother’s throat, threatened to kill her and petrol bomb her house and had damaged a window and drawer was severe but not excessive.

[2013] EWCA Crim 1120