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Hampton stabbings: Man appears in court charged with attempted murder

Police at scene Image copyright Stefan Rousseau/PA
Image caption The incident happened at abiut 10:30 BST on Friday morning

A man has appeared in court accused of the attempted murder of four women who were stabbed near a supermarket car park in south-west London.

Ethem Aydin Orhon, 66, appeared before magistrates in Wimbledon earlier in connection with the incident in Hampton on Friday morning.

Mr Orhon, of Deacons Walk, Hampton was remanded in custody to appear at Kingston Crown Court on June 17

Four women, aged 53, 62, 67 and 71, remain in hospital.

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Image caption London Ambulance Service said the women were treated for stab wounds at the scene

Their condition was described by the Metropolitan Police as "stable".

Mr Orhon faces four charges of attempted murder and one of possessing an offensive weapon following the incident near a Sainsbury's supermarket.

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