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Our dramatic photos show Windsor - his face gushing with blood - grasping the makeshift weapon moments before police arrived in Coatbridge, Lanarkshire.
The makeshift weapon is not hard for inmates to produce, says a justice ministry bulletin seen by The People.
THIS medieval-looking makeshift weapon was found by horrified cops in the boot of a car following a chase in Rochdale.
A TEENAGER kept a makeshift weapon in his cell after being subjected to racially aggravated bullying and threats at a young offender institution, a court has heard.
He is also accused of repeatedly slapping her on the head, raining kicks on her body, knocking her to the ground, brandishing a piece of wood at her and threatening to hit her with the makeshift weapon. All three children, who can't be named for legal reasons, are said to have been left injured by the alleged assaults, which prosecutors claim were carried out at a home in Paisley's Ferguslie Park area.
Cameras outside The Harbour Bar, on South Road, captured the incident that saw Sophie Robson attack 42-year-old Stephen Bond with the makeshift weapon.
The Ancajas camp revealed a makeshift weapon just in case the pounds stubbornly hang on to Ancajas' frame leading the weigh-in: An improvised sauna fashioned out of the thick hotel sheets and pillows.
After his mental health deteriorated, he armed himself with a makeshift weapon and torched his cell.
Lags in the plan's implementation, and Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah's description last week of the Haifa depot as a makeshift weapon of mass destruction should it be attacked, ignited fear and prompted Mayor Yona Yahav's call on Netanyahu to take action.
What makes this cannon special is the propane gas cylinder , which the rebels say provide a new kind of firepower no other makeshift weapon in the conflict had accomplished so far.
Police found the deadly makeshift weapon when they raided the home that 20-year-old Billy Young shared with his girlfriend in Earlsdon, Coventry, on May 26.