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A ten-year-old boy who was 'one of the youngest people ever to receive an ASBO' before becoming a teenage gang boss has been jailed following a revenge attack where he was stabbed 27 times with a machete.
Alfie Hodgin, 18, was jailed on Wednesday after being caught with more than £2,000 of heroin and crack cocaine while 'slumped on the floor covered in blood'.
The teenager from Liscard, Merseyside, was working for an organised crime group in a bid to pay off debt he had accumulated but he instead stole the gang's phone and drugs as he attempted to run his own operation.
Liverpool Crown Court heard how a gang of four machete-wielding men left Hodgin lying on a street in Ellesmere Port town centre, Cheshire, on July 14, with 27 stab wounds.
Reports at the time heard that dozens of police cars responding to the incident which saw the attackers jump out at Hodgin out of a grey SUV.
He spent two weeks in hospital due to the severity of his injuries having been rescued by an air ambulance. Prosecutor Derek Jones told the court Hodgin had 'clearly been subjected to a serious assault with weapons, thought to be machetes'.
But he would be arrested by officers who found him in the possession of £1,220 of heroin, £1,100 of crack cocaine and a £1,208 'graft' phone.
Hodgin admitted possession of heroin and crack cocaine with intent to supply and being concerned in the supply of the drugs as he was sentenced to two-and-a-half years.
Alfie Hodgin, pictured aged ten in 2014 (left), was one of the youngest people to receive an ASBO. He has now been jailed aged 18 (right) after being caught with more than £2,000 of heroin and crack cocaine while 'slumped on the floor covered in blood' following a