A 72-year-old man is set to appear in court after allegedly stabbing someone in a quiet village.

Frederick Day of Church Close, Stoke St Gregory, has been charged with wounding with intent.

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He will appear before Taunton Magistrates Court today (January 11) in relation to the incident which happened at around 10.30pm on Wednesday evening.

Following the incident, a 22-year-old man was taken to hospital.