Chard man charged

Avon & Somerset Police have charged a 38-year-old man following an incident in Chard town centre on Christmas Day evening in which two men were stabbed. Police tell us the incident took place in Fore Street at around 9.30pm on Christmas Day. Two men were treated for stab injuries in hospital but have since been discharged.

Sylwester Mazur, of Henson Park, Chard, has been charged with two counts of wounding with intent and also of possessing a blade/sharp pointed article in a public place.

Mazur is due to appear at Taunton Magistrates’ Court this morning.

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