A MAN who assaulted and attempted to stab a man at a hostel in Croydon has been jailed for a year.
Demitri Ofosu, 26, of no fixed abode, kicked down the door of a room at a hostel in Warrington Road at approximately 7.34am on Tuesday, August 26.
Armed with a knife, he attacked a 24-year-old man and grabbed his throat before pulling out the blade and trying to stab his victim.
Police were called and were able to apprehend and detain Ofosu and he was charged on the same day with actual bodily harm.
He pleaded guilty to the offence and was sentenced to 12 months imprisonment at Croydon Crown Court on October 8.