Man appears in court charged with attempted murder after stabbing at pub

The Oaklands, at the junction of Oakerside Drive and  Durham Way, Peterlee
The Oaklands, at the junction of Oakerside Drive and Durham Way, Peterlee
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A man accused of attempted murder after a pub stabbing has appeared in court.

Steven Robinson is accused of attacking a 33-year-old man at the Oaklands pub in Durham Way, Peterlee, last month.

The victim was stabbed several times and taken to James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough in a “serious but stable” condition.

Steven Robinson, 40, of Elliott Road, Peterlee, appeared at Newcastle Crown Court today via videolink to HMP Durham.

He was not asked to enter a plea to the attempted murder charge.

Robinson will be back in court for a plea and directions hearing on October 19 and could face a trial by a jury on January 25 next year.

Judge Paul Sloan QC remanded him in custody in the meantime.