Man charged with wounding and drugs offences after York stabbing

30 Jun 2017 @ 12.07 pm
| Crime, News

A man has been charged by York police following a stabbing incident on Wednesday (June 28).

The 34-year-old man has been charged with wounding, possessing an offensive weapon in public and possessing heroin.

It follows the violent incident in Margaret Street off Walmgate which saw armed officers respond.

The man is due to appear at York Magistrates’ Court today (June 30).

From June 28, 2017 6.11 pm

Man stabbed in York street – armed police respond

Armed police were called out to a suspected stabbing on a York street today.

A team of officers, including the Firearms Support Unit, were called to an address on Margaret Street, off Walmgate, at 2.30pm on Wednesday (June 28) following reports of a violent disturbance.

A man has been taken to hospital for treatment to a leg injury.

The suspect, who is aged in his 30s, was arrested at a property on nearby Hope Street. He is being held in custody for questioning.

The police van is close to St Margaret’s Church, home to the National Centre For Early Music

A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said:

Police enquiries are ongoing at the scene.

Witnesses or anyone with information that could assist the investigation, are urged to call North Yorkshire Police.

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Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1 and ask for the Force Control Room
Or call Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
Quote reference number 12170113227