Birmingham & Black Country

Man charged over Wolverhampton new year assault

A man has been charged over an incident following a party in the West Midlands which has left a man in intensive care.

The 23-year-old appeared at Wolverhampton Magistrates Court where he was charged with wounding with intent.

An 18-year-old man was hurt in Vaughan Road, Portobello, on 1 January, while he was waiting for a taxi with friends.

A second man, aged 22, has been arrested on suspicion of assault and remains in custody.

The injured man's condition is described by police as "very poorly".

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