Attempted murder charge

Police at the scene of a serious assault on a 24-year-old woman in Stephen Street, Hartlepool
Police at the scene of a serious assault on a 24-year-old woman in Stephen Street, Hartlepool

A man has been remanded in custody after appearing in court charged with the attempted murder of a Hartlepool woman.

Alex Tsega Gebryse, 30, of no fixed abode, appeared before Teesside Magistrates’ Court, after the victim was left in a critical condition after an attack in Stephen Street.

The 24-year-old woman was discovered with serious neck injuries, after police were called in the early hours of Wednesday.

She was taken to hospital in a critical condition.

The bench sent the case to Teesside Crown Court for a preliminary hearing on December 23.