Home » 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.

A man in his 40s awas attacked outside a church on Dale Street


A man in his 40s awas attacked outside a church on Dale StreetCredit: Google

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.”

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