Stoke & Staffordshire

Stoke-on-Trent man in court for attempted murder

A Stoke-on-Trent man has appeared before magistrates charged with attempted murder.

Christopher Winsper, 25, of Norman Avenue, Mill Hill, appeared at North Staffordshire Magistrates Court in Fenton on Monday.

He has been remanded in custody to appear at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court on 14 February.

Mr Winsper was charged with the attempted murder of a 23-year-old woman.

Police said the woman was found with head and chest injuries at his home in the early hours of Saturday morning.

A police spokeswoman said police and ambulance crews attended the address at around 0135 GMT following a report of a domestic disturbance involving two people.

She added the woman was taken to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire where she remains in a stable condition.

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