Man, 82, charged with attempted murder after 83 year old woman stabbed in Budby

The woman was taken to hospital with injuries that were initially thought to be life-threatening but is now in a stable condition. Credit: Press Association

An 82-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after a 83-year-old woman was found stabbed in Nottinghamshire.

Police were called to reports of a stabbing on Worksop Road in Budby, near Worksop, at about 12.30 on Thursday afternoon.

The woman was taken to hospital with injuries that were initially thought to be life-threatening but is now in a stable condition.

John Hodgkinson will appear at Nottingham Crown Court on Monday.