11:40AM, Monday 28 January 2013
A teenager accused of stabbing a man in the stomach in Maidenhead on Friday is due to appear in court today.
George Lamont, of Boyn Valley Road, has been charged with possessing an offensive weapon and wounding with intent after the knife attack which left a man with serious injuries.
The 19-year-old was arrested on Friday and is due to appear at Slough Magistrates Court today.
The victim, in his twenties had emergency surgery at Wexham Park Hospital after the assault as he walked in Norden Road with a group of friends at around 11.15-11.30pm.
A group of men were driving in a silver or white car before jumping out and approaching the friends.
A fight followed in which the victim was stabbed in the stomach before the attackers fled the scene in the same car.
Householders in Norden Road believe the attack took place near the railway bridge.
The footpath underneath the bridge, which leads to Wootton Way, was cordoned off with police tape until early Saturday morning.
The victim remains in a serious condition.
The car is described as being similar to a small Vauxhall.
Another 20-year-old man was arrested but has been released without charge.
Anyone who witnessed the incident should contact Detective Inspector Nicola Denard on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
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