Julia Harrison Who is 64 gambled away the cash for her husband’s mobility scooter. She suddenly stabbed him with a knife. As he was sat in a chair in their home.
He managed to get the knife from her, but she then got a longer knife and stabbed him again.
She had been married to her 67 -year -old husband for approximately four years and had been aggressive towards him in the past.
She approached him and stabbed him for no apparent reason. The six inch blade punctured his chest. She returned with a large carving knife he managed to disarm her. He had defensive wounds on his arms .She helped him to stem the bleeding with towels.
His wife broke down and said she needed his help, because she had a gambling habit, and the money for the mobility scooter had gone.
Her husband had surgery in Hull Royal Infirmary and it is believed he intends to divorce his wife.
She was jailed for 16 months and given an indefinite restraining order.