Glasgow & West Scotland

Samantha Glancy, 19, glassed James Hurrell in flats row

A 19-year-old woman has admitted glassing a neighbour during a scuffle outside her flat in Inverclyde.

Samantha Glancy attacked James Hurrell in the close at her block of flats in Port Glasgow in June of last year.

She was charged with attempted murder after the victim suffered a collapsed lung, but later pleaded guilty to the reduced charge of assault.

At the High Court in Glasgow, judge Lady Wise deferred sentence on Glancy and allowed bail.

The court heard that the attack happened at flats in the town's Montgomerie Street, where Glancy stayed with relatives.

Banging door

Mr Hurrell had been living with friend Alex Dunlop in a flat opposite.

The court heard the men got into a row and Mr Dunlop told Mr Hurrell in the early hours to get out.

A disturbance broke out in the close and Mr Hurrell started banging at Glancy's door.

Glancy and Mr Hurrell were then involved in an altercation before the teenager grabbed a piece of glass and struck her victim.

Mr Hurrell was taken to hospital having suffered a collapsed lung, before being released after treatment.

Glancy was detained by police and said Mr Hurrell punched her and that she may have hit him back.

However, the teenager denied that she had stabbed him.

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