A MAN has been charged on suspicion of causing serious injuries after a reported stabbing at a gym in Runcorn on Sunday.

Police were called to PureGym on Bridge Retail Park at around 9am on January 13.

An air ambulance was also dispatched to the scene, with a 37-year-old man being rushed to Aintree Hospital with serious injuries.

Jared Byrom, 26, of Willow Close in Runcorn has been charged with section 18 wounding with intent and being in possession of a bladed article.

He was remanded to appear at Warrington Magistrates this morning (Monday). 

He is now due to appear at Chester Crown Court on February 11.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Cheshire Police on 101, quoting incident number IML 293451, or to call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.