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Man charged after stabbing near a Nottingham church

A man is due in court charged in connection with a stabbing.

Officers were called to reports of a man being stabbed in Dale Street, Sneinton, shortly before 10.50 am, on Sunday (9 April 2023).

A thorough investigation by the attending officers led them to arrest a man shortly afterwards.

The victim a man in his 40s, remains in hospital but his injuries are not thought to be life-altering.

Joseph Easom-Cooper, aged 20, of Dale Street, Sneinton, has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent, possessing a bladed article in a public place, and possessing cannabis.

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He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court tomorrow (Tuesday 11 April 2023).

Detective Sergeant Andy Buxton, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “Thanks to the work of detectives and officers investigating this incident we have now charged a man.

“The victim remains in hospital with injuries not thought to be life-altering. We believe this was a self-contained incident and want to reiterate our earlier message that we don’t believe there to be a wider risk to the public.”

“I am pleased we have now charged a suspect in connection with this incident as we continue our investigation.”

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