Coventry & Warwickshire

Man charged with attempted murder of woman in Coventry

Forensic officers at scene
Image caption The victim, 31, suffered serious neck and chest stab injuries

A man has been charged with attempted murder after a woman was stabbed in her neck and chest.

The 31-year-old woman was found in Clarence Street, Coventry, just after 03:30 BST on Tuesday.

Police believe she was attacked in nearby Vauxhall Street, and that she knocked on a number of doors in attempts to get help.

Bartosz Konopacki, 25, of Hillmorton Road, Coventry, is due to appear at Coventry Magistrates' Court on Monday.

West Midlands Police said a passing motorist called an ambulance and the woman was taken to hospital, but she has since been discharged.

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