A WOMAN has appeared in court accused of stabbing her partner last night.

Katherine Louise Quinnell appeared before a judge at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court this morning where she denied the assault.

The 34-year-old, of Parkside Crescent, Seaham, pleaded not guilty to one charge of wounding with intent on September 14.

Quinnell will face trial for the charge on October 19 at Durham Crown Court.