Man charged with attempted murder after Chesterfield stabbing

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A 37-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after a stabbing in Chesterfied.

Derbyshire police were called to Sheffield Road in the Whittington Moor area at about 9.45pm on Thursday to reports of a stabbing.

A 26-year-old man was taken to hospital and his injuries were described as life-threatening. His condition is now thought to be stable.

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The victim was sat in the passenger seat of a black Astra - parked in the disabled parking bays outside Asda opposite the Donkey Derby pub - when he was allegedly attacked through the window of the car.

A 37-year-old man has now been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and is due to appear at court tomorrow, Derbyshire police CID said.

Anyone with information or dash cam footage of the area from Thursday evening should call police on 101 quoting reference number 18000314055.