Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

a[euro][approximately]Jump on Her Skull' Threat Follows Row; Out-of-Control Teen Attacks with a Knife

Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

a[euro][approximately]Jump on Her Skull' Threat Follows Row; Out-of-Control Teen Attacks with a Knife

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Candyce Braithwaite

Reporter

MAGISTRATE Graham Lee was disgusted to hear 17-year-old Carley Louise Dixon pulled a knife on her friend during an argument.

On April 10, Dixon caught a taxi to a friend's house in Dragon St, Warwick, after a dispute on the phone about an ex-boyfriend.

Dixon had threatened she would "slit her f***ing throat and jump on her skull".

After bashing on the complainant's door, Dixon pulled a knife on her friend and started trying to throw punches.

Defence lawyer Daniel Haberman said Dixon had been drinking vodka.

"I know she shouldn't be drinking because she's underage, but it was a two-way argument on the phone," he said.

"Carley's mother tried to stop her from going over but she jumped in a taxi anyway."

That night the complainant's mother tried to stop the fight but was almost stabbed when she came between the young women.

The complainant received a wound on her arm from the knife after trying to protect herself. …

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