No bail for alleged relative stabber

Preston Crown Court
Preston Crown Court
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A man has appeared at court charged with stabbing a relative and assaulting his former partner.

Christopher Holgate, of Westmorland Avenue, Blackpool, is charged with causing actual bodily harm to a man at his home on Revoe Street.

The 29-year-old is alleged to have inflicted puncture wounds on the family member with a knife.

He is also accused of causing actual bodily harm to a woman by hitting her with a bag full of beer cans, wounding her above the eye.

Holgate is further accused of stealing two mobile phones and £66 from her.

Blackpool magistrates remanded Holgate in custody.

He will next appear at Preston Crown Court on November 7.