Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Man charged with attempted murder of woman and baby

Police outside incident in Eastleigh
Image caption Police were called to the incident in Eastleigh on 7 May

A man has been charged with the attempted murder of a mother and her baby in Hampshire.

The woman and child both needed hospital treatment after an incident in Eastleigh in the early hours of 7 May.

The 27-year-old woman suffered slash wounds and the 19-month old child was allegedly administered drugs.

Roger Weir, 45, of Slough Lane, Poole, Dorset, appeared before Southampton magistrates earlier charged with two counts of attempted murder.

He was remanded in custody to appear at Winchester Crown Court on 12 June.

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