11:31AM, Tuesday 29 January 2013
A plea is set to be entered by a teenager accused of stabbing a man in the stomach in Maidenhead on Friday.
George Lamont, of Boyn Valley Road, appeared at Slough Magistrates Court yesterday charged with possessing an offensive weapon and wounding with intent.
The 19-year-old was arrested on Friday following a knife attack which has left a man with serious injuries.
He is due to appear at Reading Crown Court on May 7 for a plea and case management meeting.
He is accused of attacking a man in his twenties with a knife as he walked along Norden Road with a group of friends at around 11.15-11.30pm.
Police believe 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.
The victim was taken to Wexham Park Hospital where he had to undergo emergency surgery and remains in a serious condition.
Householders in Norden Road believe the attack took place near the railway bridge.
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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