Kessingland man charged after teenager stabbed in Harleston

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Police car. - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2011

A Kessingland man has been charged after a teenager suffered a stab wound in the stomach in Harleston.

The incident happened in The Thoroughfare at about 12.40am on Saturday when two men were involved in an altercation resulting in a 19-year-old suffering a stab wound.

The man was taken to hospital and underwent surgery.

Police were called to the scene and enquiries led to officers arresting Robert Pipes, of Lincoln Court, Kessingland in connection with the incident.

The 43-year-old was later charged with assault causing grievous bodily harm, assault by beating and possession of a knife.

He appeared at Norwich Magistrates' Court yesterday, where he was remanded in custody to appear at Norwich Crown Court on Monday, November 28.

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