Man on attempted murder charge

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A man has been appeared in court accused of attempted murder.

Andrew Bailey, of Meanygate, Bamber Bridge, was charged with attempted murder on Friday, after a 42-year-old woman was stabbed on October 13.

He was remanded in custody before appearing before Preston Magistrates’ Court.

The incident happened at 12pm when police were called by a member of the public to reports of a woman having been stabbed off Brownedge Road, close to the roundabout near the A6 at Bamber Bridge.

The victim, who has not been named, suffered serious injuries to her arms and chest and remains in a stable condition at the Royal Preston Hospital.

It’s understood she was driven to hospital by a passer-by.