Man leaped out of dock to attack judge after being found guilty

Lewis Grindle was sentenced to years behind bars (Picture: Caters)

A man has been jailed for 14 years after jumping out of the dock to attack a judge when he was found guilty of burglary.

Lewis Grindle caused panic at Hull Crown Court where earlier in the trial he had thrown a pencil at the judge.

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However, he missed, hitting prosecutor David Baines’ gown instead.

Describing events, Judge Jeremy Richardson said: ‘Several jurors were visibly shaken and three women jurors were crying. The fear of some of them was palpable.

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