Man in court on stab charge

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A MAN was due to appear in court today accused of attempted murder.

At just before 9pm on Saturday, police were called to an address at The Avenue, in Ashbrooke, following reports of a fight.

On arrival, officers discovered a 21-year-old woman had suffered two puncture wounds to her back.

She suffered a collapsed lung and was taken to Newcastle RVI. Her condition is described as stable.

Kyle Curtis, 21, of The Royalty, Sunderland, has been charged with attempted murder and was due to appear at Sunderland Magistrates’ Court today.