Actor James McAvoy’s half-brother has been sentenced to just about five years in prison for a road-rage attack in which a granddad was stabbed and left for lifeless, in accordance with experiences.
Donald McAvoy, 31, and an unidentified confederate launched the savage attack on a driver when he began taking pictures of the harm executed to his van when the pair crashed into it in Glasgow final March, the Scottish Solar stated.
Sufferer Mieczyslaw Bawor, a 57-year-old grandfather of three, was stabbed in the pinnacle by the unidentified attacker whereas McAvoy repeatedly hit him with a metallic baton, the outlet stated of court docket testimony Monday.
“I heard, ‘Give me the knife and I’ll end him off. I’ll kill him,’” Bawor advised the Scottish paper. “I’m fortunate the knife that they had on them wasn’t greater or I’d have been lifeless … The blood was in all places,” he stated.
The attackers slashed the tires on Bawor’s van and fled, leaving him with head, face and abdomen wounds that medics stated have been doubtlessly life-threatening, the Solar stated.
McAvoy — who has 43 earlier convictions — was IDed due to the preliminary pictures his sufferer took. His confederate continues to be unknown, police stated.
The “X-Males” star’s half-brother pleaded responsible to assault to extreme damage and was sentenced to 4 years and 10 months in prison throughout Monday’s listening to on the Excessive Courtroom in Glasgow.
“He has come right here to just accept his half in a nasty assault, which was completely pointless,” stated his legal professional, Donald Findlay, insisting the repeat offender deliberate to lastly change his methods.
Choose Valerie Stacey ripped his “formidable” rap sheet as she additionally famous, “This man was badly injured, but it surely might have been a lot worse.”
McAvoy and his 41-year-old actor brother share the identical dad, additionally James, however have by no means met one another, the Solar stated.