Custody for man accused of murder attempt

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A man charged with attempted murder was remanded in custody yesterday over an alleged knife attack at a Belfast filling station.

Gareth Bradley, 29, appeared before the city’s magistrates’ court accused of inflicting wounds to another man early on Wednesday morning.

The alleged victim is understood to have undergone surgery following the incident on the Andersonstown Road.

Bradley, of Woodbourne Court in Belfast, faces charges of attempted murder, wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, and possessing a knife with intent to commit attempted murder.

Asked if he understood the three counts against him, he nodded in reply.

Bradley was remanded in custody to appear again by video-link on Tuesday.