Wellingborough man who filled drinks bottle with ammonia to use as weapon is jailed

A 22-year-old Wellingborough man has been sent to prison after admitting possessing a drinks bottle filled with ammonia as a weapon.

Wednesday, 8th May 2019, 5:29 pm

Ijuha Sterling-Campbell, formerly of Chapman Road, appeared at Northampton Crown Court today, Wednesday, May 8.

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He was arrested in Rushden on February 21 as part of Operation Viper, the Northamptonshire Police operation to crack down on those involved in drug and gang-related crime.

Sterling-Campbell was sentenced to eight months in prison after pleading guilty to possessing a weapon for the discharge of a noxious substance.

In addition, he was recalled to prison until June 29, 2022, over a previous conviction relating to a chemical attack incident in Drapery, Northampton, in July 2017.