Melton man to face wounding charge in court

A 24-year-old Melton man has been charged with assault after another man was taken to hospital in the early hours of Saturday with chest wounds.

Tuesday, 15th January 2019, 3:01 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th January 2019, 7:36 pm
Leicester Magistrates Court EMN-181217-095452001

Ben Richards (24), of Robin Crescent, will face a charge of Section 18 wounding when he appears at Leicester Magistrates’ Court tomorrow (Wednesday).

A Leicestershire Police spokesperson said: “The charge relates to an assault in Meynell Close, Melton, around 12.20am on Saturday, when the 34-year-old victim sustained puncture wounds to his chest.

“He was taken to hospital and has since been discharged.”