Sneinton stabbing: Man, 20, charged after churchgoer is knifed outside Easter service
A 20-YEAR-OLD man has been charged after a churchgoer was knifed outside an Easter service.
The victim, in his 40s, was rushed to hospital after the attack unfolded in Sneinton, Nottinghamshire, on Sunday April 9.
Joseph Easom-Cooper, has now been charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent, possession of a bladed article in a public place, and possession of cannabis.
He been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court today.
The attack unfolded just outside a church in Dale Street about 11am.
The victim remains in hospital.
His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
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 do believe that 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 to progress our investigation.”