LESBIAN BOUNCER STABBED WOMAN OVER ‘UGLY DYKE’ JIBE Court told girlfriend held victim’s hair
SCUFFLE: Jade and Megan Madden A HEAVILY pregnant lesbian bride-to-be fled a court in tears as she dodged jail over a frenzied knife attack in which her same-sex fiancée stabbed another woman.
Jade Madden, 21, who had only just come out as gay, was with 22-year old partner Megan Madden when both got caught up in a catfight with two other women over alleged homophobic comments near Manchester’s gay village.
During the assault Jade, who claimed she had been branded an “ugly dyke” grabbed Adele Riley by the hair before teetotal Megan – who’s a bouncer – delivered repeated strikes to the victim’s face and neck with a penknife.
Mother-of-two Miss Riley, 30, suffered two superficial injuries and three head wounds. street continued with Smith arguing with Miss Riley’s cousin.
“Whatever was said clearly angered the Maddens and they were involved in a scuffle.
“Jade can be seen to pull Miss Riley’s hair to the pavement. Megan can be seen delivering repeated strikes to the face and neck of Miss Riley. The evidence is Megan pulled a knife, possibly a penknife, and there were two bursts of stabbing.’’
In mitigation for Megan, Dan Gaskell said: “She acted out of character this night – a serious one-off that is going to have significant consequences for her, her partner and their child.”
For Jade, Philip Mahoney said: “The victim is seen shouting at Jade Madden calling her an ugly dyke.”
Sentencing Judge Alan Conrad QC said: “The carrying of a knives are matters of great concern.’’