Wigan stabbing victim remains stable in hospital as police charge suspect over attack

By Katja Stein

A 28-year-old man accused of stabbing a 48-year-old Wigan man on Friday has been charged over the attack.

Nicholas Kanakis, of Upper Dicconson Street, Swinley, will stand trial on Wednesday at Liverpool Crown Court.

Police discovered a male victim with a stab wound at around 10.50am in Swinley on July 13.

He was rushed to hospital where he is in a stable condition with non-life threatening injuries.

Kanakis was arrested and charged by the police for wounding with serious intent and will remain in custody until July 17.

Any witnesses or information should call police on 0161 856 7124 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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