Man jailed for six years for robbery at Hull property

Pictured: Meluleki Mpofu

Meluleki Mpofu from Somalia threatened the victim with an axe.


A 20-year-old man has been jailed for six years, after he robbed another man of just £20 and a mobile phone, assaulted him and threatened him with an axe, at a house in Hull.

The incident took place at a property on Cave Street on May 26th last year.

Meluleki Mpofu from Somalia, forced the victim to strip naked, saying he would shave the man's head if he didn't pay up.

The victim managed to escape and called the police.

Mpofu was also given a four year restraining order, and was told to hand in a number of knives.

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