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Lakeland Axeman In Court For Scaring Mobile Card Sharps With Bloody Wife

by | 3rd, February 2011

JOHN Powell and his fiancee Lucy Walton are in South Lakeland Magistrates’ Court for partaking in a fake axe attack.

Powell, 28, of Hagg End Farm, Crook, and Walton wanted to scare the three men who they say regularly parked near their farmland in a lay-by at Cleabarrows Lane and sat in the car.

We join the action as Miss Walton comes shrieking down the lane. She is doused in red tomato ketchup. Behind her is Mr Powell. He is holding a big axe. She bangs on the men’s car. She screams: “Let me in, let me in.”

Simon Jackson, 19, is in the car.  He tells the court:

We were parked in the lay-by playing cards when we saw a woman come from down the lane. She got to the car and was asking us to help her saying: ‘Let me in, let me in’. She was banging on the window in terror. Then he came with an axe and was tapping on the window. We were scared because we thought he was going to smash through it.”

He started the engine and

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