Birmingham & Black Country

Charge over assault on Walsall woman, 86

A man has been charged with assaulting an 86-year-old woman in her home which left her seriously injured.

Emergency crews found the woman, who has not been named, at about 07:20 GMT on Wednesday at home in Stephenson Avenue, Walsall.

A 61-year-old man who was arrested at the scene has been charged with assault. He is due to appear before Walsall Magistrates' Court later.

The woman remains in a critical condition in hospital.

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