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Man convicted for breaching criminal behaviour order - London

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A man has been convicted of breaching a criminal behaviour order after threatening to stab a member of rail staff.

Selwyn Wright, aged 54, of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty to the offence at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 1 February.

He was sentenced to 25 weeks' imprisonment, suspended for 12 months. 

On 26 January this year, BTP officers were called to Archway underground station to reports of an aggressive man threatening to stab staff with a knife.

The man, Wright, was already subject to a criminal behaviour order and was not allowed to be at the station.

Wright was arrested close to the scene.

Sgt Ben Payne from the Finsbury Park Neighbourhood Policing Team said: “Rail staff and members of the public should not have to be subjected to or witness this type of threatening and anti-social behaviour. We take all incidents of this nature seriously and are grateful to the victim for his bravery in reporting this matter to police. Fortunately, both BTP and Met Police officers were nearby and were able to locate Wright quickly, identify him and arrest him.”

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