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Man punched and threatened with a knife in a Chilwell home

A suspect has appeared in court after a man was threatened with a knife and assaulted.

Officers were called to Eskdale Drive, Chilwell, at around 11.45am on Wednesday (24 August 2022) following reports of a disturbance.

The victim was reported to have been punched repeatedly during the incident and was taken to Queen’s Medical Centre with injuries which are not currently believed to be life threatening.

A suspect was arrested by officers who carried out house-to-house enquiries nearby.

A 40-year-old man from Chilwell appeared before Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 25 August charged with actual bodily harm, harassment with violence and threats with an offensive weapon in a private place.

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PC Joshua Dowdy, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “This was a violent attack and I am pleased we have now brought charges against this suspect.

“This kind of violence is utterly unacceptable and will always lead to a very firm police response.”

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