Man in court after stabbing near primary school

Crime scene outside Beech Hill
The incident happened on Dunstable Road in Luton in May [Minreet Kaur/BBC]

A man has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder after a woman was stabbed near a primary school.

Barze Faesal, 30, was arrested in May following the attack outside Beech Hill Primary School in Dunstable Road, Luton.

It happened at about 08:30 on 21 May, leaving the woman in her 20s with multiple stab wounds.

Faesal, of no fixed address, appeared at Luton Crown Court on Monday via video link from Bedford Prison.

At the time, Bedfordshire Police said the victim had suffered serious injuries and was in a "stable" condition.

A pre-trial review was set for 12 November.

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