Gainsborough man charged with attempted murder

A man has been charged with attempted murder after a woman was stabbed in Gainsborough.

Police responded to reports that a woman had been attacked in her home at Glentham Road at 5.35pm on Thursday.

Paul Henry, 45, of Lea Place, Gainsborough has been charged with attempted murder and will appear before Lincoln Magistrates on Monday.

The woman, 43, was taken to Lincoln County Hospital and treated for stab wounds. She has since been transferred to Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham and is in a serious but stable condition.

Anyone with any information or anyone who was in the area of Glentham Road at the time of the incident, is urged to contact Lincolnshire Police on 0300 1110300 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.