Man jailed for trying to stab Newport police officer

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A man having a “psychotic episode” who tried to stab a police officer with two kitchen knives has been jailed.

Tony Buttigieg was sentenced to four years for attacking PC Rhydian Jones at his flat in Newport.

Swansea Crown Court heard the Gwent Police officer “genuinely feared for his life”.

The 37-year-old admitted attempted grievous bodily harm for attacking PC Jones after he had been Tasered.

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