Man charged over Darlington Shapla restaurant stabbing

Shapla Darlington Image copyright Google
Image caption Those injured were connected to the restaurant, police said

A man has been charged with the attempted murder of a man and teenager who were stabbed in an Indian restaurant.

The attack happened at the Shapla Tandoori in Northgate, Darlington, on Thursday.

A 17-year-old, who suffered serious abdominal injuries, remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition, Durham Police said.

The other man, aged 39, was treated at hospital for injuries to his arm.

A 43-year-old man is due in court later.

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