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Margate: Matthew Harkett charged after stabbing in Rosedale Road

A man has been charged following an alleged stabbing at a flat.

Police were called to reports of a serious assault in Rosedale Road in Margate on Sunday, where an officer was also reportedly attacked.

The assault victim, a man in his 40s, was flown to London hospital with injuries to his neck and chest.

Rosedale Road, Margate. Picture: Google Street View
Rosedale Road, Margate. Picture: Google Street View

His condition is described as stable.

Matthew Harkett, of Rosedale Road, has been charged with wounding a man with intent to cause him grievous bodily harm and assaulting a police officer.

The 39-year-old has been remanded in custody and is due to appear before Medway magistrates today.

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