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Man Charged Over Benton Stabbing
A man's been charged with attempted murder after a stabbing in Benton.
A 21 year old man was attacked in Saint Andrews Court in Benton on the 29th of August.
He was left in a critical condition in hospital, but has since been released.
Daniel Harrington, who's 21 and from Longbenton, is due in front of magistrates.
UPDATED 29th August 2014
A 21 year old man's been left badly injured after he was stabbed in Benton.
It happened around 4.34am today at an address in Saint Andrews Court.
Acting Detective Inspector Michelle Robson said:
“Officers are in Benton carrying out enquiries into the incident and speaking to local residents.
If anyone saw anything in the early hours of this morning in Saint Andrews Court, I would urge them to get in contact.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 ext 69191
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