Belper man stabbed while holidaying in Whitby

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A Belper man was stabbed on Easter Sunday while holidaying in North Yorkshire.

Police said the Belper man, aged 30, suffered stab wounds in an incident outside the Hare and Hounds pub, in High Hawsker, at 10pm.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said a 31-year-old man from the village, which is near Whitby, has now been charged with attempted murder and possession of a bladed article.

He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Scarborough Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday.

The spokesman said the Belper man remains in a stable condition at James Cook University Hospital on Teesside, having undergone surgery for stab wounds.

The suspect was arrested at 1.55am the following morning and an area outside the pub was cordoned off for a forensic examination, which has now been completed.

Any witnesses to this incident are asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1, and pass information to the Force Control Room.

Information can also be passed to Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111.

Please quote reference number 12140062981 when providing information about this incident.