Man charged with attempted murder in Newark

A 64-year-old man has been charged with the attempted murder of a woman in Newark.

He is alleged to have tried to strangle the 62-year-old on New Year's Eve.

The man, who comes from Newark, was remanded into custody after appearing before magistrates in Mansfield on Monday, Nottinghamshire Police said.

The woman was taken to Newark District General Hospital where she underwent medical checks and has since been released.

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