Sunday, 18 September 2011

Two men have appeared in court charged with attempted murder following the double stabbing on Waverley Street, Long Eaton, on August 20th. Police in Nottingham have arrested four men in connection with the incident and after questioning two were charged. Robert Watson from Bulwell appeared at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates on Friday August 26th. He was remanded in custody. A second man John McNee, 31, appeared in court on Tuesday August 30th charged with attempted murder. He was further charged with possession of a firearm and was also remanded in custody.
The arrests follow an attack on Waverley Street opposite Tesco at 5am on August 20th. A 45 year old Long Eaton man and his 16 year old son were taken to QMC with stab wounds. The teenager who suffered two wounds to his body was released the following day. His father, who was stabbed nine times in the body and legs, was in a critical but stable condition and was kept in until the following Friday.