UK Shocking moment drunk thugs follow and rob clubber walking home from night out last minute news
PremierLeague-News.Com- Zack Kelly, 24, and Ryan Partington, 29, boasted about the random attack in videos recorded on the victim's phone
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! This shocking footage shows a man being attacked and robbed minutes after being followed by two drunk thugs. The young man had been enjoying a night out on Canal Street, in the city centre, when he was verbally abused by Ryan Partington. As he walked home alone, after being separated from friends, he became aware Partington, 29, was following him. Just minutes later, after crossing the road to avoid him, he was followed again by Partington and another man, Zack Kelly, 24. They both launched an unprovoked attack on him and robbed him, before he ran away and called the police. READ MORE: Thugs followed man walking home after night out before brutal robbery In the CCTV footage shared with the Manchester Evening News, the man can be seen walking past Minshull Street Crown Court in the early hours of the morning on September 7. He briefly stops and looks behind him before he continues walking quickly. Within seconds, Partington, wearing a black baseball cap, can be seen running up to him. In the next shot, Partington walks alongside the man, who takes his jacket out of his bag and puts it on. Partington then grabs him round the waist and holds onto him, before letting him go. The footage shows the man crossing the road onto a nearby side street. Partington then meets with Kelly, who stands on the corner of the road for a couple of minutes before they walk up to the road where the man had walked down.
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. Both Kelly and Partington walk alongside the man before he is grabbed by Partington from behind, and punched by Kelly. He is dragged to the ground as the men scuffle, with Kelly kneeing him, and they are seen to grab the bag and white jacket from him in a frightening attack. He then runs away, briefly stopping to check behind him again, but continues on. Manchester Crown Court heard that the man ran to a nearby pub where he called the police, and was told it would take them up to an hour to attend. Afterwards, Partington recorded a series of videos on the victim’s iPhone, boasting of what they had done, before they went to a nearby shop and tried to buy energy drinks and cigarettes with his bank card.
Zack Kelly Later, the victim called his friend for help, who later found Partington in a ‘semi-conscious’ state, along with the iPhone. In a victim personal statement read to the court, he said that following the robbery he was in a state of shock. He has since described being afraid to go clubbing and is anxious thinking about what could have happened. He said that at the time he thought he was going to get stabbed and left there. Both Partington and Kelly admitted an offence of robbery. Partington, of no fixed abode, was jailed for 26 months; and Kelly, also of no fixed abode, was jailed for 24 months. Read more of today's top stories here READ NEXT: Council 'could have bought Man United' with the money lost through budget cuts Shisha bar accused of ‘operating unlawfully’ after police called out after hours 'I delivered pizzas during the pandemic – now I work in tech for Deliveroo' The list of sites in Manchester where new affordable homes are set to be built Manchester council braced for budget cuts and 3 pc council tax hike to plug £96m gap