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Man on attempted murder charge
9:48am Thursday 3rd May 2012 in Ryedale news
An 18-YEAR-OLD man has appeared before court charged with attempted murder following a stabbing in North Yorkshire.
Ryan James Sutton appeared before Scarborough Magistrates’ Court yesterday.
He was charged with attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon following an incident in Weighbridge Close, Kirkbymoorside, on Monday.
The victim, a 27-year-old local man, suffered a stab wound to the stomach in the incident and was taken to Scarborough District Hospital for treatment.
The mother of the victim, who has not been named, said her son underwent major abdomen surgery on Tuesday evening following the incident. He remains in hospital.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to phone North Yorkshire Police on 101.
Crimestoppers can be phoned anonymously on 0800 555 111.