Man gets 10 years for trying to kill teenager, 15

A KNIFE thug convicted of trying to kill a 15-year-old boy has been jailed for 10 years.

Loading Comments
Share
Print

Ryan Taylor brutally stabbed the teenager after a disturbance at the flats where the 30- year-old lived in Ayr.

Taylor denied attempted murder - but a jury returned a unanimous guilty verdict following a trial at the High Court in Glasgow.

It then emerged Taylor already had a lengthy criminal record, including convictions for possessing offensive weapons and assault.

He was also awaiting sentence for another offence at the time of the murder bid.

The judge said he accepted there had been a "degree of provocation" but that a lengthy jail term had to be imposed.

Taylor showed no emotion as he was lead handcuffed to the cells.

Block list

Commenting & Moderation

We moderate all comments on Evening Times on either a pre-moderated or post-moderated basis. If you're a relatively new user then your comments will be reviewed before publication and if we know you well and trust you then your comments will be subject to moderation only if other users or the moderators believe you've broken the rules

Moderation is undertaken full-time 9am-6pm on weekdays, and on a part-time basis outwith those hours. Please be patient if your posts are not approved instantly.

178173

Have you got a story?

Contact the news desk on 0141 302 6520 or email news@eveningtimes.co.uk
Michelle McManus

Michelle McManus

Sussed in the City

New Year resolutions

Times Out

Entertainment

Lifestyle

TV Advert
Janice Bell

Janice Bell

You couldn’t make up half the stuff that happens to PA Janice Bell- some of the jams she gets herself into are worth a story or two.

Games news:

Putting the world to rights

Gail's Gab

Yorkhill does great work and Black Friday

Cat’s Eyes on Glasgow

Cat’s Eyes on Glasgow

Cat Cubie’s job is to find and share with you the fabulous things the city has to offer, from gigs to gastro.