May 21, 2019 10.00 am This story is over 54 months old

Man jailed for slashing face of girlfriend’s ex

He has been sentenced for a total of 12 years

A 29-year-old man was sentenced for a total of 12 years after slashing his girlfriend’s ex-partner with a knife and causing a large cut to his face.

Ross Madsen, also known as Ross Robertson, of Wicklow Avenue in Grimsby, was jailed for seven years with an extra five years to be served on licence.

Madsen chased the victim, who’s now 33, in the street on Wicklow Avenue on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. He shouted threats before swinging a knife at him causing the injury.

It caused a deep cut to his victim’s lip which needed 10 stitches.

Madsen was sentenced for section 18 GBH. He must serve at least two thirds of his sentence behind bars.