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Man charged with attempted murder after Horden stabbing

Man charged with attempted murder after Horden stabbing Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

A 22-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder following a stabbing.

Kieran Smith, of Tenth Street, Horden, has been charged with attempted murder after a man was found with life-threatening injuries in Horden.

It happened in Warren Square at around 6.50pm on August 9.

The 38-year-old victim suffered critical chest injuries and remains in hospital.

Mr Smith is due to appear at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates’ Court on August 12.

A 23-year-old man also arrested on suspicion of attempted murder has been released under investigation.

Two more men arrested after a stabbing in Horden

Credit: www.policehour.co.uk

Two more men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was stabbed in County Durham

Police were called to reports of an assault at around 6:50pm on Wednesday 9 August.

A man was left with life threatening injuries after the stabbing in Warren Square in Horden.

Two men, aged 22 and 23, have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and are being interviewed by police.

A 43-year-old man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and a 34-year-old man arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender have been released under investigation.

The victim suffered critical injuries and remains in hospital.

Any witnesses to the incident, or anyone with any information is asked to contact Durham Police on 101, quoting incident number 383 of August 9

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