A MAN has been charged with attempted murder after a stabbing in Southampton.

Officers were called to the scene of an incident in Wilton Avenue, the Polygon, at about 6.30pm on Monday, February 17.

A man was found with stab wounds and was taken to hospital. He is currently in a serious but not life-threatening condition.

Now Richard Tyrell Smith, 49, of Hill Lane, Southampton, has been charged with attempted murder and threatening a person with an offensive weapon in a public place.

He is due to appear at Southampton Magistrates' Court today.

Anyone with information can call police on 101, quoting 44200061554. or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.