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Jessie J Blackberry event stabbing: Man in court

Jessie J performs at Blackberry's event
Image caption Singer Jessie J had performed at the event

A company director charged with attempted murder following an alleged attack at an event attended by singer Jessie J has been remanded in custody.

Ashley Charles, 25 from Leicester, is accused of using a smashed bottle to attack another guest at Pulse nightclub in Southwark, central London.

A 37-year-old man from Preston remains in a critical condition.

Camberwell Green magistrates remanded Mr Charles in custody until 20 April. An application for bail was refused.

He will next appear at Inner London Crown Court.

The alleged attack happened in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Jessie J had been performing at the event to promote Blackberry's instant messaging service.

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