Tyne & Wear

Man charged with attempted murder of woman in Washington

Avon Terrace
Image caption Police were called to Avon Terrace on Wednesday morning

A man has been charged with the attempted murder of a woman in Tyne and Wear.

Northumbria Police said the woman, who suffered stab wounds, remains in hospital in a stable condition.

Officers were called to Avon Terrace in Washington at 06:40 GMT on Wednesday.

John Robert Barron, 34, from Avon Terrace, appeared before magistrates in Sunderland, and was remanded to return to Newcastle Crown Court on 11 December.