Man in court on attempted murder charge after pub stabbing

The Oaklands, at the junction of Oakerside Drive and  Durham Way, Peterlee
The Oaklands, at the junction of Oakerside Drive and Durham Way, Peterlee
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A man has appeared in court accused of attempted murder after a pub stabbing.

Steven Robinson, 40, of Elliott Road, Peterlee, appeared at Newcastle Crown Court today via videolink from HMP Durham.

He is accused of attacking a man at the Oaklands pub in Durham Way, Peterlee, last month.

Mr Robinson was not asked to enter a plea to the attempted murder charge.

Robinson will be back in court for a plea and directions hearing on October 19 and could face a trial by a jury on January 25 next year.