Lancashire

Man charged over Blackpool hotel attempted murder

Regent hotel on Springfield Road Image copyright Google
Image caption The hotel owner and nearby workmen intervened when the woman was attacked, police said

A man has been charged with attempted murder and attempted rape after a woman was attacked in a Blackpool hotel.

The hotel owner and workmen intervened when the woman was assaulted on 11 June at the Regent Hotel on Springfield Road, police said.

The 21-year-old, from Cumbria, was taken to hospital with significant head and facial injuries. Her condition is described as serious but stable.

Wayne Hollerin, 35, is due to appear before magistrates later.

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