Thug is sent to prison for racist attack in Grays car park

A THUG hurled racist abuse at two men in a supermarket car park and threatened one of them with a hammer and a knife.

Allen Dinnadge, of Lodge Lane, Grays, was jailed for 14 months for the attack, which a judge described as “utterly appalling”.

During his outburst, the 27-year-old, took off his shirt and yelled at one victim: “You are not the right colour to speak to me”, adding: “My granddad fought in the war. What did yours do?”

In court, Dinnadge apologised, but was unable to explain his behaviour in the car park of Morrisons, in London Road, Grays.

Prosecutor Chris Saad told the court Dinnadge abused the first victim, a black man, as he walked through the car park at about 8.30pm on August 2 .

Dinnadge then went to a car, got out a hammer and a craft knife and pushed the victim with the hammer. He then swiped at him with the knife.

Another black man, standing at a nearby bus stop saw the attack and took out his mobile phone to call the police, the court heard.

Dinnadge spotted him, grabbed his phone and pushed him to the ground, shouting racist insults, before driving off.

Mr Saad read out a statement from the first victim, in which he said the attack had left him anxious and worried about similar attacks in future.

At an earlier hearing, Dinnadge admitted racially-aggravated assault on the first man and racially-aggravated common assault on the second.

Jailing him, Judge David Owen-Jones, said: “This was an appalling, unprovoked, racist assault on two men undergoing their normal business in a public place.

“This sort of behaviour and this kind of racist assault will not be tolerated in a civilised, multi-cultural society.

“It is so serious only an immediate custodial sentence is suitable.”

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5:05pm Thu 9 Jan 14

Mattster says...

I see the Gazette's 'thought police. have been cleansing the comments again!
I see the Gazette's 'thought police. have been cleansing the comments again! Mattster
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3:10pm Fri 10 Jan 14

ebagumtrebor says...

I'm gobsmacked a judge could make such a politically biased statement in his sentencing. It is his opinion that we live in a multicultural society. It is not fact and most people would disagree with that statement. The judge has passed down a sentence based on the political wishes of a ruling elite that got it catastrophically wrong on immigration. That's why this man has probably been jailed.
I'm gobsmacked a judge could make such a politically biased statement in his sentencing. It is his opinion that we live in a multicultural society. It is not fact and most people would disagree with that statement. The judge has passed down a sentence based on the political wishes of a ruling elite that got it catastrophically wrong on immigration. That's why this man has probably been jailed. ebagumtrebor
  • Score: 21

4:49pm Fri 10 Jan 14

dani73 says...

Not actually the complete truth your reporting is it????? Do you not have a duty to report truth ????
Not actually the complete truth your reporting is it????? Do you not have a duty to report truth ???? dani73
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4:46pm Mon 27 Jan 14

MR.SMITH says...

dani73 wrote:
Not actually the complete truth your reporting is it????? Do you not have a duty to report truth ????
what is the truth then? please.
[quote][p][bold]dani73[/bold] wrote: Not actually the complete truth your reporting is it????? Do you not have a duty to report truth ????[/p][/quote]what is the truth then? please. MR.SMITH
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4:54pm Mon 27 Jan 14

MR.SMITH says...

ebagumtrebor wrote:
I'm gobsmacked a judge could make such a politically biased statement in his sentencing. It is his opinion that we live in a multicultural society. It is not fact and most people would disagree with that statement. The judge has passed down a sentence based on the political wishes of a ruling elite that got it catastrophically wrong on immigration. That's why this man has probably been jailed.
Your gobsmacked? what a statement the man swings with two weapons and he is jailed for political reasons! lmao. or could it be that " At an earlier hearing he pleaded guilty"? However these men came to be on the street whether born and bred, imported, or migrants does not give anyone the right to attack them.
[quote][p][bold]ebagumtrebor[/bold] wrote: I'm gobsmacked a judge could make such a politically biased statement in his sentencing. It is his opinion that we live in a multicultural society. It is not fact and most people would disagree with that statement. The judge has passed down a sentence based on the political wishes of a ruling elite that got it catastrophically wrong on immigration. That's why this man has probably been jailed.[/p][/quote]Your gobsmacked? what a statement the man swings with two weapons and he is jailed for political reasons! lmao. or could it be that " At an earlier hearing he pleaded guilty"? However these men came to be on the street whether born and bred, imported, or migrants does not give anyone the right to attack them. MR.SMITH
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