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Woman in hospital after serious assault in Portknockie

A man has been charged after a woman was taken to hospital following a serious assault in a Moray village.

The 45-year-old was taken to hospital in Elgin after what was believed to be a stabbing incident at a house in Portknockie on Wednesday afternoon.

Police Scotland said her condition was serious but not thought to be life-threatening.

A 41-year-old man was later charged and was expected to appear at Elgin Sheriff Court on Friday.

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