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A man has been charged with attempted murder after a teenage girl was stabbed in Yeovil.
The 17-year-old is in hospital following emergency surgery. Two others were also injured in the knife attack which police say was unprovoked.
30-year-old Lee Jeffries-Jones of no fixed address remains in police custody, and will appear at Taunton Crown Court on 24th July.
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A 30-year-old man is to appear in court today (Tuesday 30 June), charged with attempted murder. It follows an incident in King Arthur’s Drive in Yeovil on Sunday night when a teenage girl was stabbed.
Lee Jeffries-Jones of no fixed address is to appear at South Somerset Magistrates Court charged with three counts of attempted murder, assault by beating, two counts of affray, possession of an offensive weapon and possession of drugs.
A man has been arrested in Yeovil after attacking a number of people with a knife, including a 17-year-old girl who is in a critical condition in hospital following emergency surgery.
Police were called to King Arthur's Drive in Yeovil just before 7.30pm last night, Sunday 28 June where a man had been detained by a member of the public.
The road will remain closed while investigations continue.
This appears to be an unprovoked attack on innocent bystanders in a residential street. I must praise the man who bravely tackled the suspect, even though he had seen the violence of the attacks, and detained him until police officers arrived.
A second man should also be commended for taking the most seriously injured victim to hospital.
A 29-year-old woman who sustained an arm injury was released from hospital after treatment.
A 30-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and remains in police custody.
The Dalai Lama paid a visit to Glastonbury today, on the final day of this year's festival.
He was dodging the rain showers, along with all the other people on site, as Bob Cruwys reports.
And here's Bob's report from Saturday where the downpours of the day before had been replaced with sunshine:
World-famous physicist Stephen Hawking was due to give a talk at Glastonbury today, but according to reports he has had to pull out.
The Telegraph reports that the author of A Brief History of Time has cancelled due to "personal reasons", and may be "poorly".