Man charged with attempted murder over Stockton attack

A man has been charged with attempted murder following an attack on Teesside.

Police said they had charged a 21-year-old man following the incident in Blackett Avenue in Stockton on Saturday night.

The 45-year-old victim was taken to James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough with serious head and facial injuries.

The accused is due to appear at Teesside Magistrates' Court later, police said.

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