Two Men Charged With Assault

Two men have been charged in connection with a serious assault in Bank Street, Tunstall.

An 18-year-old man suffered arm injuries in the incident at around 9pm on Thursday, 3 May. He was treated at the University Hospital of North Staffordshire and has since been released.

John Paul Maughan (20) and Patrick Maughan (32), both from St Helens in Merseyside, have this afternoon been charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent. They have been kept in custody to appear before magistrates in Fenton, Wednesday 9 May.

Inquiries into the assault are continuing and anyone with information should ring Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 732 of 3 May. Alternatively, they can ring independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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