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.