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Man convicted of assault in Park Lane W1

News   •   Jun 04, 2020 15:18 BST

[Convicted]: Soofuue Yakr, 26

A man has been convicted of an assault at Park Lane, W1.

Soofuue Yakr, 26 (01.01.94) of no fixed address appeared at Westminster Magistrates Court on Thursday, 4 June, charged with possession of an offensive weapon, possession of a Class B drug and assault by beating. He pleaded guilty to all counts.

Police were called at 09:46 on Wednesday, 03 June to Park Lane, W1 reports of an assault and a man making threats.

Police nearby gave chase and arrested the suspect on suspicion of making threats to kill, possession of an offensive weapon and possession of class B drugs.

He was taken to a central London police station, where was charged with possession of an offensive weapon, possession of a Class B drug and assault by beating.

He appeared in custody at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, 4 June. Where he pleaded guilty on all counts.

He is remanded in custody to appear at Southwark Crown Court on Tuesday, 9 June for sentencing.