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Man to appear in court following Norfolk stabbing

PUBLISHED: 12:00 08 August 2020 | UPDATED: 13:25 08 August 2020

Police have cordoned off the Kingsway Pavillion, off Riversway, King's Lynn, following an incident in which a man was stabbed  Picture: Chris Bishop

Police have cordoned off the Kingsway Pavillion, off Riversway, King's Lynn, following an incident in which a man was stabbed Picture: Chris Bishop

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A man is due to appear in court in connection with a stabbing in Norfolk later this month.

Police were called to playing fields off Riversway, in North Lynn, on Tuesday afternoon, after reports a man had been stabbed.

The man was taken to hospital with serious injuries where he remains in a stable condition.

Philip Hodgkinson, 35, of no fixed address, has since been charged with grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of a knife.

He appeared at Norwich Crown Court on Thursday (August 6) and is next due to appear in court on August 21.

The Kingsway Pavilion, which stands in the playing fields between Riversway and the A1078 Edward Benefer Way, opposite Lynn North fire station and the St Edmunds Academy, was cordoned off by police as detectives investigated the incident after it happened last month.


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