Bedforshire BREAKING LUTON

These two young men from Luton will now be spending time behind bars for their involvement in a stabbing in the town last year.

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Rochun Aransibia, 21, of Wellfield Avenue, and Tarique Wong-Shaw, 22, of Surrey Street pleaded guilty to a number of offences and were jailed for a total of more than 10 years on Wednesday.
 
Officers were called at around 4.30pm on 14 September to reports that a teenager has been stabbed in Essex Close, Luton.
Emergency services attended and the victim was taken to hospital.
Shortly afterwards, armed response officers spotted a black VW Golf, which the offenders had made off in, in Hatters Way, and pursued it as it was driving in a dangerous manner.
 
The Golf finally came to a stop in Spinney Road and Wong-Shaw was detained and taken into police custody, but Aransibia made off in the vehicle.
 
Spots of blood were found on the grey tracksuit that Wong-Shaw was wearing and when his rucksack was searched, three knives were recovered, two of which had blood on them.
 
Information came in from an off-duty police officer that Aransibia had been identified as a passenger in a Skoda Fabia located on Wellfield Avenue. He was arrested and taken into police custody.
Aransibia was sentenced to a total of four years and 11 months. He received four years and three months for one count of wounding with intent.
He will serve 13-and-a-half months for one count of having a bladed article, which will run concurrently, and a further eight months for one count of dangerous driving, which will run consecutively.
Wong-Shaw was sentenced to a total of five years and four months. He received four years and eight months for one count of wounding with intent.
He will serve 14-and-a-half months for one count of having a bladed article, which will run concurrently, and a further eight months for one count of possessing Class B drugs with the intent to supply, which will run consecutively.
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