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Blind man left paralysed after being stabbed repeatedly in his Upper Holloway home

PUBLISHED: 17:45 13 February 2018 | UPDATED: 18:06 13 February 2018

Darren Harrison in his hospital bed.

Darren Harrison in his hospital bed.

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A blind man has been left with life-changing injuries after being repeatedly stabbed in his Upper Holloway home.

Darren Harrison, 50, has lost all feeling in the right side of his body after the attack on the afternoon of January 26.

Terry Jobber, 42, of St John’s Way, Archway, has been charged with attempted murder. He appeared at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court on January 29 
and has been remanded 
in custody to appear at 
the Old Bailey on February 26.

A friend of Darren’s told the Gazette he was “in a bad way” in hospital.

“The coppers say he will pull through,” he added. “I went to see him and his injuries are horrific. He’s paralysed down the side of his body.

“The first thing he said when he woke up was: ‘Where’s my dog?’. But the dog wasn’t hurt. A relation of his has it.”


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