College student from Portsmouth remanded after Arundel Street stabbing incident

A TEENAGE college student has been remanded after appearing in court charged over a stabbing incident.

Tuesday, 4th May 2021, 12:45 pm
Updated Tuesday, 4th May 2021, 2:27 pm

Trainee bricklayer Fabian Silva, 18, appeared at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court this morning after he was charged following the incident on Friday at 5.30pm in Arundel Street, Landport.

Police previously said a 19-year-old man suffered a stab wound needing hospital treatment. His injury was not life-threatening, officers said.

In court today, prosecutor Graham Heath said he suffered a ‘very significant wound’.

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Police in Slindon Street in Portsmouth city centre after an incident which has seen Arundel Street, Yapton Street and Slindon Street taped off on April 30, 2021.

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Today Silva, of Sedgley Close, Somers Town, entered no pleas to charges of causing grievous bodily harm and possession of a bladed article.

Silva is due to appear at Portsmouth Crown Court on June 7.

A cordon was in place outside the former U Need Us shop – with access barred in Slindon Street, Yapton Street and Arundel Street as police investigated.

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