Man charged following incident at Avalon Court, Runcorn Date published: 13th June 2017 1.40pm

Officers investigating a suspected assault at Avalon Court in Runcorn have charged a Liverpool man in relation to the incident.

Officers were called to Avalon Court shortly after 11.00am on Sunday 4 May after a 40-year-old man was found at the address with serious injuries.

The initial circumstances surrounding the incident were unclear, but after following a number of lines of enquiry, officers located and arrested a 22-year-old man in relation to the incident.

Following questioning Jack Murphy, of Lower House Lane, Liverpool, was charged with Section 18 wounding with intent. Murphy was remanded in custody and is set to appear at North Cheshire Magistrates today, Tuesday 13 June.

The victim, a 40-year-old local man, remains in hospital at the current time; his condition is described as stable.