Tyne & Wear

Man in court after Consett stabbing

A man has been charged with attempted murder following a knife attack.

The victim, a 25-year-old man, was stabbed in the early hours of Monday in the Forster Street area of Consett, County Durham.

He was taken to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary and has since been discharged.

A 24-year-old man from Consett appeared at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court earlier and was remanded in custody.

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