Man charged after Peterborough axe attack appears in court

A man charged after an axe attack in Peterborough has appeared in court.

Thursday, 27th June 2019, 10:30 pm

Umran Araf (36) of Dunsberry, Bretton, has been charged with wounding with intent and possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.

It follows an incident which took place in West Lake Avenue, Hampton Vale, on Tuesday, June 18.

Police were called to the scene shortly before 3pm.

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Police at the scene in West Lake Avenue, Hampton Vale. Photo: Terry Harris

Araf appeared at Cambridge Magistrates’ Court last Friday.

He will next appear at Peterborough Crown Court via video link on Friday, July 19.