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US News Teenage Acid Attacker Derryck John Jailed For 10 Years

15:20  12 march  2018
15:20  12 march  2018 Source:   huffingtonpost.co.uk

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Derryck John , 17, from Croydon in south London has been jailed for 10 -and-a-half years for carrying out a spate of acid attacks against moped riders in a bid to steal their vehicles.

Derryck John , 17, targeted six riders using acid at the strongest end of the scale, judge says.

Undated handout photo issued by the Metropolitan Police of Derryck John, 17 © PA Undated handout photo issued by the Metropolitan Police of Derryck John, 17

Derryck John, 17, from Croydon in south London has been jailed for 10-and-a-half years for carrying out a spate of acid attacks against moped riders in a bid to steal their vehicles.

While sentencing, Judge Lucas said: “Your actions on the evening of 13 July 2017 were despicable and cowardly.

“You and your accomplice chose to attack members of the public who were going about their lawful business.

“These were grave crimes. You attacked members of the public with what appears to have been an acid at the strongest end of the scale of acids.

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Ten years is far too lenient for attacking people with acid . Should be minimum 20 years. Derryck john his name alone should send him down for 10 years .

Hackney acid attacker Derryck John now appearing via video link in north London, awaiting sentence for throwing acid at six people last July as he attempted to steal their mopeds. Teen mugger Derryck John jailed for more than 10 years for 90-minute acid attack rampage on moped riders http

File photo of a bottle of sulphuric acid. © PA File photo of a bottle of sulphuric acid.

“You have not revealed the name of your accomplice or the precise nature of the corrosive fluid used or where you and your accomplice obtained it.”

Five separate male victims - all on mopeds - were targeted in less than 90 minutes in July of last year.

John, who appeared at Wood Green Crown Court via video link, carried out  “grave crimes”, according to Judge Noel Lucas QC. In his sentencing remarks, the judge said John’s actions were “despicable”.

Food delivery rider Jabed Hussain, 32, who works for UberEATS, was on his way home when he had his moped stolen and his face sprayed with liquid at around 10.25pm at traffic lights on Hackney Road.

Jabed Hussain, 32, a rider for UberEATS who had his moped stolen when two suspects also riding a moped sprayed him with liquid, during a food delivery riders demonstration in Parliament Square © PA Jabed Hussain, 32, a rider for UberEATS who had his moped stolen when two suspects also riding a moped sprayed him with liquid, during a food delivery riders demonstration in Parliament Square

“I’m too scared to go back to work,” he told the Press Association at the time. “I’m really scared. I don’t know what to do. My wife, she’s scared. My family’s scared. They were asking me to leave that job, but I love that job.”

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Derryck John , captured on CCTV at a petrol station, was sentenced to 10 and a half yearsPress Association. A teenager who attacked moped riders with acid in an attempt to steal their vehicles has been jailed for more than ten years .

Derryck John , now 17, was jailed today for 10 -and-a-half years for throwing acid into the face of six moped riders across north and east London. The attacks , which happened in just over an hour and left driver with ‘life-changing’ injuries

Little more than 20 minutes after the first attack, at 10.49pm, a 44-year-old moped driver was sprayed with a liquid at the Upper Street junction with Highbury Corner in Islington.

Then at around 11.05pm, police were called after attackers targeted a man in Shoreditch High Street, tossing a substance in his face.

His injuries were not life-threatening and his moped was not stolen, police said.

Food delivery riders demonstrate in Parliament Square following moped acid attacks after five separate male victims were targeted © PA Food delivery riders demonstrate in Parliament Square following moped acid attacks after five separate male victims were targeted

Then, within 15 minutes a corrosive substance was hurled at a man on Upper Clapton Road, causing “life-changing” facial injuries.

The final assault was reported to police at 11.37pm, when another man was confronted as he sat on his moped in traffic in Chatsworth Road.

Liquid was sprayed in his face and his moped was stolen by the attackers, who then fled.

The sentence was handed down at Wood Green Crown Court.

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