Man charged in Leicester with attempted murder

A 43-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after a woman was stabbed in Leicester.

A 29-year-old woman called the ambulance service to report that she had been stabbed in Border Drive, Mowmacre Hill, at about 15:40 BST on Saturday.

She was taken to the Leicester Royal Infirmary where she underwent surgery.

The man appeared before Leicester Magistrates' Court on Monday and has been remanded in custody.

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