UPDATED - Man charged after Lupset stabbing drama

A man will appear in court tomorrow (Friday) charged with attempted murder following a stabbing.

Thursday, 1st October 2015, 3:58 pm

Armed police, the police helicopter and paramedics were called to a property on Greaves Avenue, Lupset, at around 6.10pm on Tuesday.

Around 20 officers attended the scene.

A 36-year-old man, who had been stabbed, was taken to Leeds General Infirmary by ambulance with serious injuries.

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Ainars Vitolnieks, 26, from Wakefield, has been charged with attempted murder.

He is due to appear before magistrates at Wakefield and Pontefract Magistrates’ Court, in Wakefield this morning (Friday).