Stoke & Staffordshire

Man, 54, charged after Alton stabbing

A 54-year-old man has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent after a stabbing in the Staffordshire Moorlands.

Staffordshire Police said the incident happened on Cheadle Road in Alton at around 14:15 GMT on Tuesday.

A 62-year-old local man was taken by air ambulance to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire with serious injuries.

The charged man was to appear before Stoke-on-Trent magistrates on Thursday.

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