Man in court over Verwood stabbing allegation

A MAN has appeared in court charged with GBH after a reported stabbing in Verwood.

A 57-year-old man from the town has appeared before magistrates in Poole on Saturday after an incident at around 3.10pm on Thursday (December 7), when the alleged victim – a man in his 50s – presented himself to Verwood Surgery in Station Road with injuries.

The man subsequently attended hospital for treatment to injuries that were not believed to be life-changing or life-threatening.

It is reported that the incident occurred a short time before at an address in the town.

The accused is next due to appear at Bournemouth Crown Court on Thursday, January 11.