A Dundee teenager who stabbed a man twice during a drunken house party has been sent to detention for two years and eight months.
Keiran Walker’s victim was left bleeding from two inch-long wounds after the knife attack in Alloway Gardens in April.
Depute fiscal Eilidh Robertson said Walker, 19, and the complainer, Ross McLaren, were known to each other but not friends and Mr McLaren had attended the party with his girlfriend.
Ms Robertson said: “A number of people attended the party and it would be fair to say alcohol was consumed.
“Around 11.30pm, various people were aware of a large-scale disturbance in the living room.
“During that disturbance the complainer, his girlfriend, the party host and another witness were all aware of the accused being in possession of a knife.
“The accused was shouting: “Get to f*** or I’ll stab youse” and “A’body get away”.
“The complainer approached the accused and said: ‘What do you need knives for?’”
Walker then grabbed Mr McLaren and stabbed him on his right arm and buttock.
Ms Robertson said: “The complainer pushed the accused away and ran out to the rear garden. He was bleeding significantly and realised he had been stabbed in the buttock.”
Walker ran away to waste ground still holding the knife and was found by police “either asleep or pretending to be asleep”.
Walker, a prisoner at Polmont, admitted assaulting Ross McLaren at Alloway Gardens on April 19 by repeatedly stabbing him on the body to his severe injury and permanent disfigurement, while on bail.
At Dundee Sheriff Court, Sheriff Alastair Brown sent Walker to detention, telling the teenager: “If you had not pled guilty then it would have been three years.”
The release order was imposed for 12 months.