Knifeman whose face is covered in tribal tattoos jailed for threatening woman
Michael Simpson pulled a knife on a 28-year-old woman last September
A terrifying tattoo-covered knifeman has been jailed after threatening a woman with a blade.
Michael Simpson, 40, whose entire face is masked by tribal ink, confronted a passer-by in the Blaenau Gwent town in Ebbw Vale, South Wales.
Cardiff Crown Court heard he brandished the weapon ‘in such a way that there was an immediate risk of serious physical harm’.
He was caught shortly after the attack the 28-year-old stranger in September last year.
Simpson admitted making threats with a blade in a public place and was jailed for a year.
The defendant, of Ebbw Vale, must also pay a victim surcharge after he is released.