Mansfield man jailed for attempting to stab four-year-old to death

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A man who tried to stab a four-year-old boy to death has been jailed for 16 years.

Steven Frogg (52) had admitted attempted murder shortly before his trial was due to start at Nottingham Crown Court this week.

He stabbed the boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, on 9th April last year in Mansfield.

The court heard the boy’s father was out shopping when he was stabbed by Frogg, at his home in Frederick Street.

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