A Dartford man who stabbed a young dad to death in Greenwich so he could steal his Rolex has been found guilty of murder.

Bromley dad Danny Pearce, 31, was out with his girlfriend and two friends on July 15 last year when he was attacked by a pair on a moped.

Mr Pearce and his friends had left Oliver’s Jazz Club in Nevada Street just after midnight and were walking to a parked car in King William Walk when they were confronted by Jordan Bailey-Mascoll and a second man.

The pair demanded Mr Pearce hand over his watch and when he refused, they chased the dad, repeatedly stabbed and shot him in full view of his friends and girlfriend.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, leaving behind a five-year-old daughter.

A long investigation took place and eventually, after months of examination and public appeals, police arrested the 25-year-old Bailey-Mascoll, of The Brent, on November 30.

He appeared at the Old Bailey where today (June 8) he was found guilty of murder following a three week trial.

Investigating officer Detective Inspector Jo Sidaway said: "The level of violence used against Danny was truly horrendous and the length of time over which they carried out the attack - up to two minutes - marks it out as the most sustained random stabbing attack I've seen in my 26 years in the police service.

"Danny had sought help at a nearby address, but he was cornered and shown no pity.

"Danny was repeatedly stabbed as he lay collapsed on the steps of a stranger's house. It was only when his girlfriend shouted out that she'd give them Danny's watch, that they stopped their remorseless attack. Without a hint of compassion they grabbed the Rolex and fled the scene.

“The family who lived at the address opened the door to a dying young man, the trauma of that night cannot be imagined.

"Some witnesses who ran from the scene thought it was a terrorist attack, due to its ferocity. It is sickening that such prolonged, lethal violence against a defenceless man, with a family, was done only for a wristwatch."

Danny’s Mother, Jan Pearce, 63, said in a statement: "Danny left behind a family who loved him unconditionally, including two sisters and a brother.

“But it is not only us as adults suffering - Danny's nieces and nephews are grieving and it hurts them in different ways. How do you answer a child when they ask where Uncle Danny is?

"We need to get these murderers off the street - who knows who will be next and then another family will go through the same devastation as us.

"I don't want another mum to go through this agony. I need to know those responsible will be locked up for a very long time."

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The second person in the attack is still at large and police are still looking for the watch that was stolen from Mr Pearce. The model was a Silver Rolex Datejust 2 2017, worth around £5,000.

A 21-year-old man also arrested in connection with Danny’s murder, remains released under investigation.