Essex

Man accused of attempted murder after Chelmsford stabbing

A man has been charged with attempted murder after a woman was found with stab wounds in Essex.

The victim was admitted to Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford on Saturday morning with multiple injuries.

Martyn Bloomfield, 56, of Dukes Lane, Chelmsford has been accused of her attempted murder, assault and failing to provide a specimen of breath.

He is due to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates' Court on Monday.

The woman, who is in her 40s, is in a stable condition.

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