Man charged with attempted murder after car park attack


A man has been charged with attempted murder after a woman was seriously injured in a Gloucestershire town.

Officers were called to reports of an assault in a car park in The Chippings in Wotton-under-Edge at about 1025 GMT on Monday.

A 62-year-old man was arrested shortly after the incident and will appear before Stroud magistrates on Wednesday.

The injured woman, 61, from Oldbury-on-Severn, was airlifted to hospital for treatment and has now been discharged.

Gloucestershire Police said both the woman and the alleged attacker are believed to be known to each other.

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