In mitigation their barristers argued their clients had been raised in the care system and pleaded guilty to unlawful wounding at an early opportunity.
They know there will be leniency automatically applied for it even better than their mouthpieces...
Dyson appeared via videolink from HMP Elmley after being sentenced for 30 months in a Young Offenders’ Institute for attempted robbery last year.
Turner, who appeared in person, had recently been released on license after serving a custodial term for attempted robbery.
That worked well, didn't it?
Judge Rupert Lowe sympathised with their unsettled childhoods but stressed violence of this nature will land offenders in prison.
Just not for long.
Dyson, of Peall Road, Croydon, was sentenced to 18 months custody.
Turner,of Bromley Road, London, was handed 12 months custody to be served consecutively with his current custodial spell.