A man has been charged following the serious assault of a 16-year-old girl in the grounds of a Burton churchyard on Monday night (January 22).
Claudiu Lucien Vacaru, 19, of no fixed address, has been charged with attempted murder, threats to kill and possession of a knife in a public place.
The incident which took place in the grounds of All Saints Church on Branston Road, Burton, saw the victim suffer stab wounds to her neck.
She was taken to Queen’s Hospital, where her injuries were described as significant but not life threatening.
Vacaru appears at Cannock Magistrates Court today (January 25).