Knife at­tack wife saved by her bra

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A WOMAN at­tacked by her knife-wield­ing hus­band was saved when the blade snagged on her BRA, a court heard.

Lee Den­nis, 45, is ac­cused of at­tack­ing wife Nikola with a 14inch kitchen knife at their home dur­ing a row over their di­vorce.

She suf­fered deep cuts to her hands and chest and chef Den­nis then tried to stab her in the chest, it’s claimed.

But the blade got caught in the un­der­wiring of her bra leav­ing her with just a mi­nor cut on her breast.

Den­nis ad­mits un­law­ful wound­ing but denies wound­ing with at­tempt to cause griev­ous bod­ily harm at Bris­tol Crown Court.

The trial heard how their mar­riage had been in trou­ble for some time. Den­nis pestered his wife “hourly” about the split be­fore he fi­nally snapped at around 10.30pm on March 11 this year, the court heard.

Prose­cu­tors al­lege he first at­tempted to stran­gle her in the kitchen of their semide­tached home in Chip­pen­ham, Wilts.

The trial con­tin­ues.

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