A man who stripped naked in a Dundee toy store on Easter Sunday before abducting a six-year-old boy then battering the terrified child’s grandmother with a cricket bat has been sentenced to three years in prison.
Prezymyslaw Kaluzny has served a series of jail terms in his homeland of Poland for violent offences, including a 4½-year sentence for robbery and 10 months for hostage taking.
Kaluzny, 41, who had been living in Dundee and is presently detained at Murray Royal Hospital in Perth, pleaded guilty on indictment to a total of six charges.
He admitted that on April 5 at Toys ’R Us, Kingsway West Retail Park, Dundee, he was in possession of an offensive weapon, behaved in a threatening and abusive manner, committed an offence of public indecency, assaulted a six-year-old boy and abducted him and then assaulted a woman with a cricket bat to her injury.
Kaluzny further admitted an act of vandalism committed in a police car travelling from Toys ’R Us to Dundee’s Police HQ.
He was sentenced to 36 months in prison, reduced from 48 in recognition of having plead guilty at the first opportunity