Man charged after South Yorkshire street stabbing leaves another man in hospital

A man has been charged over a South Yorkshire street stabbing which has left the victim seriously ill in hospital.

By Darren Burke
Thursday, 14th April 2022, 10:04 am

James Maximillian, 50, of Albert Road, Wath has been charged with Section 18 Wounding and Possession of a Bladed Article after the incident in West Melton on Tuesday morning.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “Police received a call from Yorkshire Ambulance Service at 3.40am to inform us that a man had been stabbed on New Winterwell Road.

“The man, in his thirties, was taken to hospital with serious injuries.”

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Police sealed off streets in West Melton following the stabbing.

Maximillian was arrested at the scene alongside a 24-year-old woman, who has now been released pending no further action.

He has appeared before court yesterday morning and will next appear before Sheffield Crown Court on 16 May 2022.

Residents in the area reported heavy police activity, with a number of streets around the former Queens pub sealed off throughout the morning.