Man in court after man, 20, stabbed in Great Yarmouth street fight

A police tent has been placed at the scene of an incident near King Street, Great Yarmouth. Picture:

A police tent has been placed at the scene of an incident near King Street, Great Yarmouth. Picture: Liz Coates - Credit: Liz Coates

A man is due to appear in court later this month after a 20-year-old was stabbed in Great Yarmouth.

Officers were called to the King Street area, near the St Peters Road junction, at about 4.30pm on Wednesday, June 26 to reports of a number of people fighting in the street.

A man suffered two knife wounds to his stomach during the incident and was taken to the James Paget University Hospital for treatment.

Christopher Smith, 24, was charged with possession of a knife, attempting to cause grievous bodily harm and violent disorder.

Smith, of Dartford Avenue in London, appeared at Norwich Magistrates Court on Saturday (June 29).


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The case has been formally sent to Norwich Crown Court on Monday, July 29.

Four other people, three men and a woman, who were arrested in connection with the incident have been released under investigation whilst the enquiry continues.

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Anyone with information should call police on 101.

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