A TEENAGER has appeared at court accused of stabbing a man twice in Darlington in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Corey Reece Laver is charged with wounding with intent and possession of a bladed article, namely a lock knife, in a public place.

The 18-year-old entered no pleas during a hearing at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates’ Court today.

The alleged incident took place near Macy Brown's bar on Grange Road in Darlington at around 2am.

Laver, of Saltersgill, Middlesbrough, entered no pleas and was bailed by magistrates pending a hearing at Teesside Crown Court on Wednesday, March 18.