A mum launched a horrendous meat cleaver attack on her friend following a petty row over £20. Zara Robertson, 36, hit her pal over the head several times with the fearsome weapon.
After the appalling attack, Robertson said: "I'll go down for murder for her, I'll kill her." The friends, who also lived on the same street in Miles Platting, had been drinking together in the hours leading up to the shocking incident.
Robertson had agreed to lend her friend £20. Shortly after, she left Robertson to visit a relative, but returned back at her home at about 9pm on March 19 last year. READ MORE : Cocaine dealer known as 'The Unit' moaned that police had 'taken all my trainers and everything' after his role in criminal underworld exposed Robertson became 'agitated' and demanded the £20 back, and she called a taxi to take them to a nearby cash point.
Her friend refused to get in and as she walked back to her home, there was a 'scuffle' as Robertson tried to force her in to the car, prosecutor Daniel Lister told Manchester Crown Court.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk