Man due in court on attempted murder charge

A man has been charged with attempted murder after a woman was left in a critical condition following an attack in Hartlepool.

Friday, 25th November 2016, 6:27 am
Updated Tuesday, 29th November 2016, 9:30 am
Police at the scene of a serious assault on a 24-year-old woman in Stephen Street, Hartlepool

Police were called to a house in Stephen Street in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

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A 24-year-old woman was discovered with serious neck injuries. She was taken to hospital in a critical condition.

A 40-year-old man is due to appear at Teesside Magistrates Court later today, charged with attempted murder.