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Man due in court in connection with city centre stabbing

A man is due to appear in court today, Monday July 26, in connection with a stabbing in Peterborough city centre at the weekend.
A man is to appear at Peterborough Magistrates Court today (Photo: Martyn Moore)

Police were called just after 5am yesterday, July 25, with reports of a man having been stabbed in Market Way. He was bleeding heavily from his neck.

The victim, who is in his 20s, was taken to Peterborough City Hospital with life-threatening injuries, where he remains in a critical but stable condition.

There were reports of a woman having been assaulted outside Red Room night club in Broadway just prior to the stabbing.

Issac Isa-Herd, 23, of Bader Close in Westwood, Peterborough, was arrested at the Travelodge in New Road shortly after the incident.

He has been charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm (GBH), attempting to wound with intent to cause GBH and possession of a knife in a public place.

He has been remanded in custody to appear at Peterborough Magistrates’ Court today.

Anyone with information about the incident should report online or call 101 quoting crime reference 35/48802/21.