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Man accused of attempted murder appears in court

A man charged with attempted murder and possession of a serrated knife in a public place has appeared in court.

Martin Bozhkov, 20, of Warwick Road, Carlisle, is accused of being involved in an alleged isolated incident involving two men who both were working at the Pirelli factory at the time.

It was said the victim received multiple stab wounds.

Pirelli Factory, Carlisle Credit: ITV Border

Police were called to the incident at 3:17am to a location at the DHL depot within the Pirelli tyre factory compound, on Dalston Road, Carlisle.

Martin Bozhkov a Bulgarian National, was represented in court by defence lawyer Michael Woolaghan, no pleas were requested during the hearing.

The defendant was remanded in custody to appear at Carlisle Crown Court on May 27.

A 43-year-old man, named Michael Kadlcik who is not from Cumbria, was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle, with serious injuries.

He has since been released from hospital after suffering a punctured lung.