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Hall then left Mrs Ward-Hall terrified by repeatedly slashing her clothes and leaving them scattered around the house and he also threatened to turn the knife on her.
It is then alleged he tried to turn the knife on 16-year-old Liam O'Connor, who ran away.
Apparently old Nancy is setting out to turn the knife in Sven's back, to mock him.