Man charged with attempted murder

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A man has been charged with trying to murder a woman found with stab wounds.

Jonny Maughan, 41, of Robinson Place in St Helens, was charged with attempted murder on Saturday night. He was remanded in custody to appear before Preston magistrates on Monday.

The charge relates to an incident that took place late on Friday evening at an address on Charlbury Grove, Heysham, near Morecambe, where a 25-year-old woman was found with multiple stab wounds.

A Lancashire police spokesman said the woman was in a stable condition at Royal Preston Hospital.