Woman charged after Chivenor stabbing

Man still in hospital after knife attack

A 23-year-old man is in hospital after being stabbed in the back with a knife on Saturday morning.

The injured man was found by police at a home in Chivenor, near Braunton at around 1.40am. He was taken to the North District Hospital and later transferred to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth where he remains in a comfortable condition.

An 18-year-old woman was arrested in connection with the assault and taken to Barnstaple Police Station.

She has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm and released on bail to attend court at a later date.

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