Man denies trying to kill woman in Hayling Island Wimpy barÂ

A MAN has denied the attempted murder of a woman who suffered stab wounds at a Wimpy restaurant in an amusement park.

Wednesday, 2nd January 2019, 11:50 am
Updated Thursday, 10th January 2019, 11:28 am
The Funland amusement park on Hayling Island. The incident took place in a Wimpy there

Harry Middleton, 20, appeared at Portsmouth Crown Court today charged over an incident at the restaurant at Funland on Hayling Island on November 24.

Middleton, of Chidham Close, Havant, was remanded in court ahead of his four-day trial on May 13.

Appearing on videolink from HMP Lewes, Middleton denied attempted murder and an alternative charge of wounding with intent.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

The Funland amusement park on Hayling Island. The incident took place in a Wimpy there

Hampshire police previously said a 21-year-old woman had suffered stab wounds in an '˜isolated incident' and had been taken to Queen Alexandra Hospital in Cosham. Addressing Middleton, judge Roger Hetherington said: '˜Your case will be adjourned for a trial which will take place on May 13.'

He added: '˜Meanwhile you'll be remanded in custody.'