A teenage girl who stabbed and threw boiling water at a woman in a horrific attack which she live-streamed on social media has been jailed for three years. Princess Owusu-Ansah, 18, of Royston, Hertfordshire was sentenced at Croydon Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday.
She previously admitted causing grievous bodily harm with intent and criminal damage at the same court on Monday, March 6.
The court was told Owusu-Ansah attended the victim’s house in East Dulwich on Thursday, February 2.
She immediately began a violent assault in which she threw boiling water at the victim, stabbed her and damaged items of sentimental value.
The victim was taken to hospital suffering stab injuries which were assessed as not life-threatening.
Disturbingly, the whole assault was broadcast live on a social media app.
DC Abigail Ellyatt from Central South Command Unit said: “I hope this result brings the victim some comfort in knowing this violent offender has been brought to justice, and I admire the strength and courage she has shown throughout.”
The Metropolitan Police is urging any young people who has information about violence or knife crime to visit www.fearless.org where they can pass on information anonymously.
Fearless is part of the Crimestoppers charity, and is also independent of the police.