A second man has appeared in court in connection with an attempted murder in Ellesmere Port.
The investigation relates to a serious assault on an 18-year-old man in Worcester Walk in Ellesmere Port on Thursday 14 July.
Thomas Byrne, 31 from HMP Leeds, was summonsed to appear at Warrington Magistrates Court on 24 January to face the charge of section 18 assault.
He will next appear at Chester Crown Court on 21 February.
Joseph Farrell, 21, of Bridge Street, Birkenhead, has already pleaded guilty to section 18 assault, possession of a weapon in a public place, driving without a licence, driving without insurance, and handling stolen goods at an earlier hearing.
He was dealt with by way of a fine for the driving offences on his first appearance. He will next appear at Chester Crown on 24 February to be sentenced.