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Man charged with double stabbing in Devon

Elburton Road Image copyright Google
Image caption Mr McGill, who has been charged with two counts of attempted murder, is from Elburton Road where the incident took place

A man has been charged with two counts of attempted murder over a double stabbing in Devon.

David McGill, 28, is accused of stabbing a 64-year-old man and a 60-year-old woman at a property in Plymstock.

Police were called to the address at Elburton Road at 04:10 GMT on Thursday.

Both victims were taken by ambulance to Derriford Hospital. The woman has been discharged after receiving minor shoulder and hand injuries.

The male victim received serious chest injuries but is said to be in a stable condition in hospital.

Mr McGill, from Elburton Road, has been remanded in custody and will appear before Plymouth Magistrates' Court on Saturday.

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