Man charged over stabbing in broad daylight in Desborough pleads not guilty

He appeared in court today (Wednesday) and was told that a trial may take place next April

Wednesday, 9th December 2020, 5:02 pm
Updated Wednesday, 9th December 2020, 5:05 pm
Matthew Lee, 27, appeared at Northampton Crown Court on Wednesday afternoon (December 9) over video-link from Lincoln Prison, where he is being held on remand.

A man accused of stabbing another man in the arm in broad daylight in Desborough has pleaded not guilty to wounding with intent.

Matthew Lee, 27, appeared at Northampton Crown Court on Wednesday afternoon (December 9) over video-link from Lincoln Prison, where he is being held on remand.

Lee, of Nunnery Avenue, Rothwell, denied carrying out the attack at a brief hearing on Wednesday and was told a trial may take place next April.

He was charged after the alleged incident in Harrington Road, Desborough, on Friday November 6.

The 40-year-old victim was stabbed in the arm just after 11am.

He was rushed to University of Coventry Hospital for emergency treatment after police and medics dashed to the scene.