A man has been jailed for his involvement in a double stabbing at a night club in Birmingham in 2019. Cory Dixon, aged 33 and of Hayley Green Road in Bartley Green, was sentenced to 12 years after two men were stabbed and a third received a serious head injury.
Police were called to Medleys nightclub on Bristol Road South, Northfield on Saturday 9 March 2019 following reports of a disorder involving a number of people.
CCTV footage from the venue showed Dixon holding a knife before one of his victims fell to the floor and the second was stabbed during the melee.
Three men were taken to hospital for treatment before being discharged. Police issued a social media appeal to trace Dixon and an accomplice in October and they were later charged in connection with the incident. Dixon was charged with possession of a knife in a public place, violent disorder and two counts of wounding with intent.
He appeared at Birmingham Crown Court on Friday (29 July) and was sentenced to spend nine years in prison before being released on license for three years. He was also ordered to pay a £170 victim surcharge fee.
What has West Midlands Police said?
DC Darren Lennox, from Force CID, said: “I’m pleased that we’ve been able to put Dixon behind bars and prevent anyone else from being attacked in such a violent way. “I hope this sentence shows how seriously we take violent crimes and sends a strong message that this behaviour will not be tolerated.” A second man, 36-year-old Ashley Holder of Cheverton Road in Northfield, received a community order and three other people are due to appear at court at a later date.
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