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Gloucester man charged with attempted murder following city centre stabbing

A man has been charged with attempted murder following the suspected stabbing in Gloucester city centre on Sunday morning that left a 19-year-old man in hospital.

In a statement released on Monday afternoon, Gloucestershire Police confirmed that 29-year-old Tiberiu Raducanu of New Street in Gloucester had been charged.

hey force also confirmed that the incident, which took place at around 2.20am on Sunday morning, occurred in Eastgate Street and not Clarence Street.

Two 19-year-old men suffered injuries in the incident and were treated in hospital. One remains in hospital in a "stable condition."

The other victim had treatment for wounds on his hands and has since been discharged.

The Police statement renewed a call for witnesses to the incident to come forward.

The statement said that Raducanu "has been charged with one count of attempted murder, one count of section 18 wounding with intent and possession of a bladed article in a public place.

"Raducanu has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Cheltenham Magistrates' Court tomorrow, Tuesday 28 January.

"A 19-year-old woman who was arrested in connection with the incident has since been released from custody and will face no further police action.

"Anyone with information or anyone who witnessed the incident and has not yet spoken to police is asked to call 101 and quote incident 45 of January."

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