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Dad jailed for scalpel attack

A FATHER-of-four has been jailed for 21 months after he and an accomplice broke into an apartment and attacked a man who had been staying there.

Dayo Akinsuyi (43) and another man broke in just after 9am and attacked George Cristo with a scalpel and fake gun when he tried to disarm them.

Akinsuyi of Mac Uilliam Lawns, Tallaght, Dublin, pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to burglary and assault causing harm at Frances Street, Dublin 8, on August 20, 2013.