Man charged following serious assault in Runcorn
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A 23-year-old man from Runcorn has been charged following a serious assault in the town.
William McDonald, of no fixed address, was arrested in the Manor Farm Mews area of Runcorn at around 10am on Monday 26 April.
He has subsequently been charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of a knife in a public place.
The charges relate to an incident that occurred in Hemlock Close, Runcorn, in the early hours of Saturday 24 April.
A man in his 20s, who is from Runcorn, sustained two puncture wounds as a result of the incident.
He was taken to hospital in an ambulance, where he remains receiving treatment.
His condition in hospital is described as stable.
McDonald appeared at Warrington Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 27 April.
He was remanded in custody and is set to appear at Chester Crown Court on Tuesday 25 May.