Man charged with attempted murder after woman is attacked with bladed weapon, believed to be a meat cleaver

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A man has been charged with attempted murder in relation to an attack on a woman in Jaywick on Saturday evening.

Police were called to Meadow Way in the village at about 11.45pm following reports a woman in her 40s had been injured with a bladed weapon, which police believe to be a meat cleaver.

She was taken to hospital where she remains in a critical condition.

Kerry Roberts, 48, unemployed and of no fixed abode, was today charged with attempted murder.

He appeared at Colchester Magistrates Court today and was remanded in custody until a plea and case management hearing on Monday, January 12, at Chelmsford Crown Court.


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