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Man appears in court after police stabbed

60-year-old charged with wounding

A 60-year-old man has been charged with the wounding of two police officers following an incident in Princetown in the early hours of Friday 9 July.

Jon Ross, 60, of Burrator Avenue, Princetown, is due to appear before Plymouth Magistrates’ Court on Saturday 10 July, charged with two counts of wounding with intent.

Mr Ross is also charged with possession of a bladed article, assault by beating of an emergency worker, and common assault of an emergency worker.   

The two male patrol constables involved, based in Tavistock, have received hospital treatment for stab wounds. Both have now been discharged and are recovering at home.

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