Coventry & Warwickshire

Man charged after Leamington Spa pensioner attack

A man has been charged in connection with an attack on a 91-year-old man during a burglary in Leamington Spa.

The victim was found unconscious by relatives at his home on Gordon Street on Monday.

Officers said the pensioner remained in a critical condition at University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.

Scott Melville, 38, has been charged with burglary and grievous bodily harm. He was remanded in custody by Leamington magistrates.

Mr Melville, of no fixed address, will next appear before Warwick Crown Court at a later date.

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