Attempted murder charge

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

Friday, 25th November 2016, 2:56 pm
Updated Tuesday, 6th December 2016, 2:40 pm
Police at the scene of a serious assault on a 24-year-old woman in Stephen Street, Hartlepool

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.

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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.