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Man charged with stab attempt

PUBLISHED: 12:40 29 June 2016 | UPDATED: 11:36 04 July 2016




A 21-year-old man was due to appear in court yesterday (Wednesday) for attempting to inflict grievous bodily harm by trying to stab an police officer in Weston-super-Mare on Monday night

Gilberto Venacio Kissa, aged 21 and of Lytchet Way, Enfield, North London, has also been charged with possessing an offensive weapon in a public place and was due to face magistrates at Bristol Magistrates Court yesterday as the Mercury went to press.

The police are still seeking witnesses to the incident, which took place at about 7.45pm in Locking Road. If you can help the police with their inquiry, call 101 and quote reference 5216140817.

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