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Man charged with stabbing GP in neck

A man will appear in crown court charged with stabbing a GP in the neck in an attack on Monday.

Malcolm Torrance is charged with wounding Dr David Winteler at Linkway Medical Practice in West Bromwich.

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Mr Torrance, of Swan Avenue, Smethwick, will appear before Wolverhampton Crown Court on 30 April, following a hearing at Sandwell Magistrates Court yesterday.

The practice said that Dr Winteler has been discharged from hospital.