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York Man in Court to Face Attempted Murder Charge

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7:47am 8th April 2013

A 56-year-old York man is due to appear at York Magistrates' Court today, Monday 8 April 2013, charged with one count of attempted murder and one count of common assault.

North Yorkshire Police say the charges follow an incident which happened in Upper Poppleton at around 9pm on Friday 6 April, when an 81-year-old man suffered serious head and chest injuries.

Officers say the victim remains in York District Hospital in a serious condition.

They add that they are continuing to offer support to the 83-year-old woman who was also in the property.

Anyone who can help the police with their enquiries is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, press option 2 and ask for York CID. Alternatively information can be emailed to yorkcid@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk.

Or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting reference number  12130054010.

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