York & North Yorkshire

Leyburn hammer attack accused appears in court

A woman has appeared in court charged with attempted murder following a hammer attack on an 84-year-old in the Yorkshire Dales.

The female victim suffered head injuries during the attack in public toilets in Leyburn Market Place on Monday morning.

Magistrates in Northallerton have remanded a 47-year-old local woman in custody.

The woman is due to appear at Teesside Crown Court on 8 December.

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