Neighbour tells court of ‘bizarre’ sight of couple with samurai sword chasing man | Australia news

A person has described to a jury the “weird” sight of his “totally disagreeable neighbours” chasing a person alongside a Sydney road with a samurai sword.

Thomas Scott and his girlfriend had been strolling dwelling to inner-city Forest Lodge on 10 August 2018 once they observed somebody “piss-bolting down the road”, he informed the NSW supreme court docket on Thursday.

Scott stated he then noticed a lady in “extraordinarily quick and intensely indignant” pursuit who appeared dishevelled, as if she had simply jumped away from bed, and yelled aggressively “Who’re you, bro?” a number of instances.

“Appeared like a sketchy state of affairs,” he stated.

Scott stated he remembered a 3rd man holding an ornamental samurai sword he had seen displayed reverse his dwelling after making “a lot mockery of it” up to now.

“They had been totally disagreeable neighbours,” he stated.

Hannah Quinn, 26, and Blake Davis, 31, have pleaded not responsible to murdering Jett McKee after he allegedly burst into the couple’s dwelling and demanded cash.

Quinn additionally denies being an adjunct after the very fact to homicide.

The 30-year-old Sydney rapper McKee wished to rob drug sellers to feed his playing dependancy and had been utilizing the drug ice, crown prosecutor Chris Taylor earlier informed the court docket.

The crown has alleged the pair chased McKee about 100 metres down the road earlier than Quinn pulled him to the bottom and Davis struck his head with a samurai sword.

Scott recalled Davis’s “bizarre stance” as like one thing he had seen in a film, whereas operating and holding the sword with two palms out diagonally in entrance of him.

Scott stated he thought he was seeing a viral YouTube clip to the tune of Yakety Sax, with its performers being chased round a carpark.

“It was a comical scene … it was absurd,” he stated. “He was in his underwear as nicely, so it was much more weird.”

He described Davis sporting darkish boxer shorts and stated he and Quinn had been barefoot.

Not lengthy after Scott had arrived again at his residence and lit a cigarette on his balcony, he noticed the couple returning the opposite manner.

After watching “their heads arising and down” he informed the court docket he noticed them enter via their sliding door earlier than leaving shortly after, leaping over the again fence and “fleeing”.

He stated he remembered considering it was unusual after assuming that they had “busted” the person, who he stated appeared scared, as if he had been caught doing one thing flawed.

He stated the girl was holding a “flimsy bag” sufficiently small for a lip gloss, whereas his girlfriend remarked that the person had blood on his face.

Quinn’s case is that she was chasing after McKee who had stolen her purse, however when she caught as much as him he threatened her with a gun. Scott stated he didn’t see a gun.

The trial continues.


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