Man faces attack charge after a woman is stabbed in Peterlee house and later found at Middlesbrough Travelodge

A man has appeared in court charged in connect with a stabbing which later saw the suspected victim taken to hospital from a Travelodge 18 miles away.

Thursday, 19th December 2019, 11:05 pm
Updated Friday, 20th December 2019, 2:06 pm
The North East Ambulance Service was called to the Travelodge in Newport Road, Middlesbrough, to offer treatment to an injured woman. Image copyright Google Maps.

Mandeep Atwal, 35, of Brougham Court, Peterlee, was remanded by Newton Aycliffe Magistrates’ Court following his first appearance to face a charge of grievous bodily harm.

He will next appear before Durham Crown Court in February.

It is understood a woman was wounded in a disturbance in Peterlee and later taken to hospital from the Travelodge in Middlesbrough.

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Her injuries are not thought to be serious.

A Durham Constabulary spokesperson said: “The incident is believed to have happened at a house in Peterlee on Tuesday night.”

A North East Ambulance Service spokesperson confirmed it was called at 10.27pm on Tuesday to the hotel in Newport Road, Middlesbrough.

It took one patient to hospital by ambulance.