York & North Yorkshire

York man charged with attempted murder of elderly man

A man from York has been charged with the attempted murder of an 81-year-old man who was assaulted at a house in Upper Poppleton.

North Yorkshire Police said the victim suffered head and chest injuries shortly before 21:00 BST on Friday, and remains in a serious condition at York Hospital.

An 83-year-old woman who was also in the house at the time was not injured.

A 56-year-old man is due to appear at York Magistrates' Court on Monday.

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