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Attempted murder charge after Stoke-on-Trent stabbing

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Image caption A 46-year-old was stabbed at a property in Selwyn Street

A 34-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder over a stabbing at a house.

Gareth Whitehurst, of Selwyn Street, Stoke-on-Trent, was arrested on Wednesday - a day after the attack at a property on the same street.

The victim, a 46-year-old man, was stabbed multiple times and is in a stable condition in hospital.

Mr Whitehurst is due to appear before magistrates later.

He also faces a charge of possessing an offensive weapon in public.

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