Manchester

Man, 80, in court on Rochdale attempted murder charge

An 80-year-old man has appeared in court charged with attempted murder after a stabbing in Rochdale.

Harry Warren, of Dicken Green, appeared before Rochdale Magistrates' Court earlier.

The charge followed the stabbing of a 52-year-old woman in Dicken Green at 08:30 GMT on Monday. She was found with "a number of stab wounds", according to police.

The case was sent for trial at Manchester Crown Court on 13 January.

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