Lowestoft: Man charged with aggravated burglary and GBH

POLICE have charged a 30-year-old man with aggravated burglary and two counts of GBH, following an incident at a home in Lowestoft in the early hours of Monday morning.

Alan Harwood, of High Street, Lowestoft, was arrested on Tuesday following the incident at an address in Cambridge Road, which happened at around 2.40am.

A 47-year-old woman sustained serious head injuries and a 28-year-old woman suffered head injuries and a broken arm.

Harwood was taken into custody where, over the past two days, he has been interviewed by officers about the attack.

This afternoon, after extensive enquiries and the forensic examination of several premises, police have received authorisation to charge him with four offences, including two counts of GBH relating to the injuries sustained by the two women.

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He has also been charged with one count of aggravated burglary and one of production of cannabis, after plants were found during searches.

Harwood is being detained in custody overnight and is due to appear at Great Yarmouth Magistrates Court tomorrow morning.

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The 47-year-old woman who was injured in the incident remains in a serious but stable condition at Addenbrookes hospital.

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